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quarandine (plural quarandines)

  1. Alternative form of quarrender (kind of red apple)
    • 1997, Quentin Bell, Virginia Nicholson, Charleston: A Bloomsbury House and Garden, New York: Henry Holt and Company, page 126:
      In the orchard all attempts to maintain respectability had been abandoned; nettles and rank grass grew high around the fruit trees. One of these grew the most delicious little round pears; from another we used to pick lovely little red apples called quarandines.

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