roast iron

1) A gridiron, a device for broiling fish and meat dishes over an open fire.

1377 2 kymnays ... 1 rostyrin, Hackness

1395 It. pro j rost yryne xviijd, Whitby

c.1500 j gratt and j royste yryn iiijd, York

1519 the roste yerne in the same where [choir] set in the chapitour, York Minster. In view of the strange location in this latter case it was suggested by the editor that it served to bake the singing-breads.

places York Hackness
dates 1377 1500 1519

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