- a dish of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with sugar, cinnamon, and raisins.
Origin of frumenty
Related Words for frumentyoatmeal, gruel, polenta, mush, grout, frumenty, loblolly, pottage, burgoo, crowdie, samp
Examples from the Web for frumenty
Historical Examples of frumenty
She said "Come in," wearily, thinking it was the frumenty and the Christmas cakes.The Peace Egg and Other tales
Juliana Horatia Ewing
But the most important harvest, after gleaning for frumenty, was the blackberries.Sons and Lovers
David Herbert Lawrence
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.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535
Eileen Edna Power
But, to Daoud's relief, Fra Tomasso only shut his eyes and shook his head, his cheeks quivering gently like a bowl of frumenty.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel
fromenty, furmenty or furmity
- British a kind of porridge made from hulled wheat boiled with milk, sweetened, and spiced