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  • I have seen a cochlearium in Wurtemberg, on the banks of the Neckar, in which the snails were fattened on cabbage and lettuce. It was boarded round, and small spikes of wire turned downwards, on the top of the enclosure, prevented the escape of the inmates.

    --Notes and Queries(5)6: 272 (1876)

    December 12, 2008