multure


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multure

(ˈmʌltʃə)
n
1. (Agriculture) a fee formerly paid to a miller for grinding grain
2. (Historical Terms) a fee formerly paid to a miller for grinding grain
3. (Agriculture) the right to receive such a fee
4. (Historical Terms) the right to receive such a fee
[C13: from Old French moulture, from Medieval Latin molitūra a grinding, from Latin molere]
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The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism: The relationship between religion and the economic and social life in modern multure.
Objects and others: Essays on Museums and Material Multure (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1985).
They did this, first of all, by setting the rate of multure - that part of the gram that was taken as payment for the milling service - very high.