halva 1834 antedates OED 1846-

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Jun 24 01:23:53 UTC 2008

[A challege for Barry?]

My companions being in advance, rode to the
larger town of the same name on the left, and
soon overtook my voiture with some excellent chalva.

antedates OED2 "halva"1846-

F[rancis] V[yvyan] J[ago] Arundell, British Chaplain at Smyrna.
Discoveries in Asia Minor; Including a
Description of the Ruins of Several Ancient
Cities, and Especially Antioch of Pisidia.
London: Richard Bentley, 1834.
II, 210.

Reprint Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim & New York, 1975; 2 Bände in einem Band.


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