1) A building in which malt is prepared.

It occurs most commonly as a by-name or minor place-name: 1324-5 pro ponte ultra le Malthousbek faciendo xxs, Bolton Priory

1379 Thomas de Malthous, Kirkby Malzeard

1426-7 William del Malthous, ‘keeper of the malt-house ... and rabbit warren of Thorpe Willoughby’. See GRDict.

dates 1324-1325 1379 1426-1427

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