restue1 (s.xiv1)

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restue1 (s.xiv1)


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Both names for ailments in this citation, floures and restues, are obscure, with floures normally meaning ‘menstruation’. However, in this instance, the medicinal preparation is said to be drunk by a man.


1pathol.unidentified ailment
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Item pur floures e restues: Pernez un galun de servoyse [...] e de se deyt humme beyre [...]. E que use de se boyre, il garra de maladie  133.511
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