(obsolete) Fibrin (formerly considered as one of the "animal humours").
*, Bk.I, New York, 2001, p.147:
The major protein in cereal grains, especially wheat; responsible for the elasticity in dough and the structure in baked bread.
* 2010 , Felicity Cloake,
- The radical or innate is daily supplied by nourishment, which some call cambium, and make those secondary humours of ros and gluten to maintain it […].
Word of Mouth Blog, The Guardian , 10 Jun 2010:
(rare, geology) A gluey, sticky mass of clay, bitumen etc.
* 1988 , James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom , Oxford 2004, p. 669:
- Unfortunately, wholemeal bread is, according to many experts, a tricky thing to get right, as the lower gluten content of the flour makes for dense results [...].
- Despite constant rain that turned roads to gluten , the Yankees kept moving.
* gluten bread
* gluten casein
* gluten fibrin
(exercise, colloquial) A gluteal muscle.
* 2010', Adam Garett, "Fried Hams", ''Reps!'' ' 17 :23
- The hamstrings also get worked in a number of quad and glute moves.