1) Familiar still as a word for a bundle of corn but formerly a more general measure, used for a variety of commodities.

1453 24 shife tasilles [teazles], Hull

1503 ij sheff of blew glasse, one sheff of red, York

1508 x shaffe Renysh glase, York

1515-6 Pro j c ferri, iiij sheiffes de calabe, York.

places York Hull
dates 1453 1503 1508 1515-1516

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