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“The turkey was first seen by the Spanish in Mexico around 1518, and they named it with variants on the word pavo, “pea fowl.””
“Several centuries ago, it is recorded that any fisherman on Lake Texcoco, near Mexico City, who saw a White Pelican, locally called a pavo del agua (water turkey) or corazón de la laguna (heart of the lagoon) had just four days in which to catch it.”
“Simple nouns such as pavo, pato, taza, tiza are easily found in any bi-lingual dictionary, and their definitions aren't ambiguous.”
“There was a quaintness, too, mingled with all this revelry, that gave it a peculiar zest: it was suited to the time and place; and as the old manor-house almost reeled with mirth and wassail, it seemed echoing back the joviality of long departed years. 40 (2) 39 Sir John Hawkins, speaking of the dance called the Pavon, from pavo, a peacock, says,”
“_Item_, we had a huge _pavo_, a turkey, -- a wild turkey; and then, for the first time, did”
“(Ix year) "Y degollavan la gallina ... a la estatua de _Kac-u-Uayeyab_ ofrescian una cabeça de un pavo, y empanados de codornices y otras coasa [TN-11] y su bevida.”
“Rhenique nodos aureamque nitellam; fragravit ore quod rosarium Paesti, quod Atticarum prima mella cerarum, quod sucinorum rapta de manu gleba; cui conparatus indecens erat pavo, inamabilis sciurus et frequens phoenix, adhuc recenti tepet Erotion busto, quam pessimorum lex amara fatorum sexta peregit hieme, nec tamen tota, nostros amores gaudiumque lususque.”
“The peacock was once the Poe, an early loan from Lat. pavo, or, more fully, Pocock”
“The simple Poe, Lat. pavo, has the same meaning (Chapter XXIII).”
“Among the nobler and statelier dances in vogue at the court of the Tudors, were the Pavan (from _pavo_, a peacock), with the Galliard”
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1815 edition; ed. William Burney (London: Chatham Publishing, 2006).
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