[Ads-l] Antedating of "navy bean"

Hugo hugovk at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 25 04:15:22 EDT 2016

Today's word of the day, OED has 1856.

1851 May 10, “The Markets”, in North Carolina Standard, Volume 1, No.
53, Raleigh, N.C., page 3:

Peas—Black Eye and Cow Peas 65c. Beans—Very scarce Navy Beans 112 a
115c. Lard—Virginia Lard, in Kegs, 10½c.



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