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An eating apple of a late-ripening variety with a mainly yellowish-green skin and firm yellowish flesh.
- ‘The market doesn't support more than a dozen varieties, a terrible shame considering the thousands in existence: who remembers Sturmers, Democrats, Ranelaghs or the Golden Pippin?’
Mid 19th century: named after the village of Sturmer, on the Essex–Suffolk border, where it was first grown.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.