Definition of Poperin

1. a variety of pear [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poperin

popedom
popedoms
popehead
popehood
popehoods
popeless
popelike
popeling
popelings
popera
poperas
poperatic
poperetta
poperettas
poperies
poperin (current term)
poperins
popery
popes
popeship
popeships
popet
popets
popeye blacksmelt
popeyed
popgun
popguns
pophole
popholes
popinjay

Literary usage of Poperin

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1. The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of by William Shakespeare (1809)
"By him the poperin pear may have heen introduced into England. Malone. " She thought it strange to see a man " In privy walk ..."

2. Folk-lore of Shakespeare by Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer (1884)
"In his few notices of the pear Shakespeare only mentions two by name, the warden and the poperin; the former was chiefly used for roasting or baking, ..."

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