[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.

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024517/1851-05-10/ed-1/seq-3/#date1=1789&index=1&rows=20&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=0&words=Beans+Navy&proxdistance=5&date2=1853&ortext=&proxtext=&phrasetext=navy+beans&andtext=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1

Hugo

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