manchet


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manchet

(ˈmæntʃɪt)
n
(Cookery) a good-quality wheat bread
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Le Manchet, S, Verchere, D, Landoulsi, J, "Effects of Organic and Inorganic Agents on the Formation of Conversion Layer on Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel: An X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study.
And Enid brought sweet cakes to make them cheer, And in her veil enfolded, manchet bread.
Using household accounts, Dawson tells the story of five generations of Willoughby family food from 1520 to 1604, a time when white manchet (chalk-adulterated dough) was the bread of choice and the kingdom was discovering a new taste for a hop-infused ale which they called beer.
Breakfast in the household of Henry Percy, ninth earl of Northumberland, according to the household accounts from 1564 to 1632, for the earl and his lady on a 'flesh day' was 'a loofe of bred in trenchors, 2 manchets, 1 quart bere, 1 quart wyne, a Chyne of Muton or Chyne of Beef Boilid' "; the two older sons had " '2 loaf of household Breid, a Manchet, 1 Potell [two quarts] of Bere, a Chekynge [chicken] or ells 3 mutton Bonys boyled.
One of the group, Mr Roddy Clarke , aged 20, from Scotland, was snowboarding 100 yards away from the other men when the avalanche struck, 7,000ft up in the Manchet Valley area of the resort.