verjus (s.xiii)

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verjus (s.xiii)


vergus,  verjiose,  verjuz,  versjus,  vertjose,  vertjous,  vertjus  

s., a liquid made from unripe grapes or other fruit, used in cooking or for medicinal purposes
( MS: s.xiii )  viridi succo: vergus […] cum viridi sapore: en vergus  ii 92
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  E seit nurri oveke choses stiptikes e freides sicum char de turtre quit ou rostie en vert jus e vin egre  ii 173
( s.xiv1/3 )  Douce breo, verjus de grape, percil grele mys leynz  (B) 16.1
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  siqe de meures (=grapes) fait homme vyn et des autres vertjous  145
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.