What's the name of the piece of bread at the ends of the loaf that's all crust. I feel like there's a one syllable word for them, but I can't remember what it is…
- It's a topper (at least, that's what I have always known it as) SemperBlotto 15:51, 14 Jun 2005 (UTC)
- The answer I found elsewhere is heel. It sounds right to me.
A single Middle English (dictionary) citation, moved from the entry where it had been sorted erroneously according to the 1962 date under the English section:
- 1962 (quoting 1381 text), Hans Kurath & Sherman M. Kuhn, eds., Middle English Dictionary, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, ISBN 978-0-472-01044-8, page 1242:
- dorrẹ̅, dōrī adj. & n. […] cook. glazed with a yellow substance; pome(s ~, sopes ~. […] 1381 Pegge Cook. Recipes p. 114: For to make Soupys dorry. Nym onyons […] Nym wyn […] toste wyte bred and do yt in dischis, and god Almande mylk.