Coffyn

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Coffyn is Middle English meaning Pie crust.

The following is an example of a period recipe that mentions coffyns. This recipe was taken from the Forme of Cury.

TARTES OF FLESH. XX.VIII. VIII.


There is a footnote that has this to say:

to feel sayde. perhaps, to hold the same.

This may or may not be a joke on the part of original author (make a coffin to feel sad)