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multure

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noun mul·ture \ˈməl-chər, Scot usually ˈmü-tər\

Definition of multure

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  a fee for grinding grain at a mill



Origin of multure

Middle English multyr, from Anglo-French multure, molture, literally, grinding, from Vulgar Latin *molitura, from Latin molitus, past participle of molere to grind — more at meal


First Known Use: 14th century

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