from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small reddish brown sweet and juicy pear. It originated on a farm near Philadelphia, afterwards owned by a Mr. Seckel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small delicious pear, ripening about the end of October, but keeping good for a short time only. These pears are often called sickle-pears. See pear, 2.
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- n. small yellowish- to reddish-brown pear
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