ordeal of the morsel
An ordeal in which the person who was to make the proof was given a one-ounce piece of bread or cheese that a priest had solemnly charged to stick in the throat of the guilty.
? A person who choked was declared guilty; a person who did not was declared innocent.
¡ª Also termed corsnaed; corsned; trial by corsnaed; judicial morsel; morsel of execration.
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