Anjou pear (1881)

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Sun Apr 6 02:47:09 UTC 2003

   "Anjou pear" is not in OED.  The American Periodical Series database doesn't have it?

   POINTS FOR HOUSEKEEPERS.; VARIETIES AND PRICES OF THE FRUITS THAT REMAIN IN MARKET.; New York Times (1857-Current file), New York, N.Y.; Oct 31, 1881; pg. 5, 1 pgs
   ("Beurre d'Anjou pears (one of the best table fruits) are now offered on the market for about $8 per barrel, or $3 per box.")

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