bullace

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From Middle English bolas, bolace, from Old French beloce; of Celtic origin.

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bullace (plural bullaces)

  1. A small European plum (Prunus domestica subsp. insitita).
    • 1930, Harold Webber Freeman, Down in the Valley (page 48)
      If he ate bullace tart and bullace pie for a week, he would hardly empty the smallest of the baskets; and then they would begin to go bad. Nothing remained but to give them away, but to whom?
  2. The bully tree.

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