mustard quern

1) A hand-mill for grinding mustard seeds.

1575 j pare of mustard whernes iijs, South Cave

1581 j payre of musterd quearnes, Anston

1596 One paire of Musterd wheres [sic for whernes] 6s 0d, Knaresborough

1611 musterd whearnes upon a blocke, Stearsby. ‘Whern’ is a variant spelling of quern. Note: 1612 a mustard stonn, Gristhorpe.

dates 1575 1596 1611 1612

Related Content Loading...

Photo by Kreuzschnabel CC BY-SA 3.0