1) To thicken broth or milk with flour.

c.1711 lithe it with bean meal, as hot as can be bidden, Scalm Park . Used also as an adjective: a recipe for oat-cakes in 1683 included a Peck of the finest wheat-flower ... strong Ale-yeast ... salt ... five pints of water, for itt must bee very lithe, Methley.

dates 1683 1711

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