Can't give you much,—mysterious inward complaint, myself,—can't eat anything but frumenty.
She said "Come in," wearily, thinking it was the frumenty and the Christmas cakes.
frumenty, which is made of wheat boiled in milk was a standing dish at every harvest supper.
The frumenty pot welcomes home the harvest cart, and the garland of flowers crowns the Captain of the reapers.
Moreover the cellaress had to give the ladies “frumenty”, for which she laid in wheat and three gallons of milk.
But, to Daoud's relief, Fra Tomasso only shut his eyes and shook his head, his cheeks quivering gently like a bowl of frumenty.
But the most important harvest, after gleaning for frumenty, was the blackberries.
A dish once prominent at Christmas was “frumenty” or “furmety” (variously spelt, and derived from the Latin frumentum, corn).
He indicated the Blue Ridge with a bird-like jerk, and helped himself again to frumenty.