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English citations of cepevorous

  • 1853, William Stirling-Maxwell, The cloister life of the Emperor Charles the Fifth[1], page 156:
    Observing in his walks, or from his window, that a certain basket daily went and came between his garden and the garden of the friars, he sent for Moron, minister of the horticultural department, and caused him to institute a search, of which the result was the harmless discovery that the cepevorous Flemings were in the habit of bartering egg-plants with the friars for double rations of onions.