Temse (?), n. [F. tamis, or D. tems, teems. Cf. Tamine.]

A sieve.

[Written also tems, and tempse.] [Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

Temse bread, Temsed bread, Temse loaf, bread made of flour better sifted than common flour. [Prov. Eng.]

 

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