1) Mouldy or fusty.

1528 a gret parte of the seid Corne was sore chawssed, Foyst and nott swette savoured nor goode, Hull. As a verb it meant to turn fusty: 1642 Newe-threshed corne is allwayes the sweetest, for it will foist with lyinge longe in the Garner, Elmswell.

places Elmswell Hull
dates 1528 1642

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