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  • n. Plural form of sebesten.

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Examples

  • Great quantities of bird-lime are brought to us out of Turky, and from Damascus, which some conceive to be made of _sebestens_, finding sometimes the kernels: This lime is of a greener colour, subject to frosts, and impatient of wet, nor will last above a year or two good:

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

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