Word of the Day: UNDERMEAL

Old English undernmǽl

(for n. 2.)
“…that drawes deepe, and by that time his Tobacco marchant is made even with, and hee hath dinde at a tauerne, and slept his vnder-meale at a bawdy house, his purse is on the heild and only fortie shillings hee hath behinde, to trie his fortune with at the cardes in the presence…”

From: Lenten Stuffe
– Thomas Nashe, 1599

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