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  • noun Plural form of spelt.

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  • Yes, prosecute locally ... by Amanda Lang on Wednesday, Nov 29, 2006 at 2: 46: 24 PM bush by larry spelts on Wednesday, Nov 29, 2006 at 2: 56: 45 PM

    Tell Our Congress To Rescind Bush's War Starting Powers

  • By their houses they have sometimes a scaena or high stage, raised like a scaffold, or small spelts, reeds, or dried osiers covered with mats which gives a shadow and is a shelter ... where on a loft of hurdles they lay forth their corn and fish to dry ....

    The Bounty of the Chesapeake Fishing in Colonial Virginia

  • They feed on grass, insects, the leaves of various shrubs in the Praries, and on the seeds of several species of spelts and wild rye which grow in the richer parts of the Plains. in the winter their food is the buds of the willow and Cottonwood also the most of the native berries furnish them with food. they cohabit in flock & the cocks fight very much at those seasons.

    Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

  • They feed on grass, insects, the leaves of various shrubs in the plains and on the seeds of several species of spelts and wild rye which grow in the richer parts of the plains. in winter their food is the buds of the willow & Cottonwood also the most of the native berries furnish them with food.

    Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

  • They feed on grass, insects, the leaves of various shrubs in the plains and on the seeds of several species of spelts and wild rye which grow in the richer parts of the plains. in winter their food is the buds of the willow & Cottonwood also the most of the native berries furnish them with food.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • It's ancient, perhaps the earth-mother of our wheats and spelts and barleys.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Besides which, they had very fine speckled spelts, called ‘enkeny,’ which might be worn only by the king and his peculiar favourites.”

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Besides which, they had very fine speckled spelts, called ‘ enkeny, 'which might be worn only by the king and his peculiar favourites. "

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo Volume 2

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