from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An obsolete form of
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- noun Alternative form of
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I had it set in the garden by the great filberd-tree, and there it has stood for near five-and-twenty years.
For her he gathered the vermeil-tinctured pearmain, and the walnut with an unsavoury rind; for her he hoarded the brown filberd, and the much prized earth-nut.
In the mean time, of this I have had experience; that hasel-nuts, but the filberd specially, being full ripe, and peel’d in warm water, (as they blanch almonds) make a pudding very little (if at all) inferior to that our ladies make of almonds.