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barm

1. the yeasty froth on fermenting malt liquors
2. an archaic or dialect word for yeast
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One prescription for a poultice in those days was 1lb (pound) rye meal, 2oz (ounces) salt and 4oz barm, kneaded with warm water (note: 16oz = 1lb = 453 grams).
4 provides the basic data for our four comparator countries used in the Barm regression.
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It seems equally likely that the first part is simply barm, an old-fashioned but respectable term for froth or foam, such as might come from the action of soda with buttermilk in some versions, or yeast with sugar in others--or all of the above, as in this loaf.
In Barnsley it's a breadcake, my Hudders-eld-born colleagues tell me I'm wrong and it's teacake while up and down the country it's called everything from a cob to a roll to a barm.
My working-class roots seem shaky when I reveal I rode growing up; though rather than highly strung show ponies it was more highly strung teenager pootling about on a podgy gee-gee popping to the chippie where we'd hold onto the horse with one hand while reaching inside for our chip barm with the other, followed by a Consulate ciggie for dessert.
The locals probably enjoy their barm cakes and lard, but it's about time they had restaurants that civilised people might want to frequent.
A teenage boy was able to rescue one of the girls, before Tonibeth, 15, from Barm ston, went into to try and help Chloe.
What barm pots woke up one morning and thought this one up?
Winchester-the nosy barm aid who likes a good rifle.
It could be bacon and eggs, or a hearty sausage barm --but why not try these American-style pancakes?
Barm brack and tea brack are traditional Irish fruit loaves, which are easy to make and delicious served on their own or with preserves.