Breadcorn

Bread´corn`


1.Corn of grain of which bread is made, as wheat, rye, etc.
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Christopher Dyer's 'Piers Plowman and Plowmen: A Historical Perspective' reveals Langland's 'specialist knowledge' of manorial administration across a startling range, from the exact quantity of breadcorn it takes to sow a half-acre to the fact that Piers's directions to Truth's manor resemble 'a boundary clause' (once 'shorn of their allegory').