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Greengage

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Introduced into England by the Rev. John Gage from the Chartreuse Monastery, near Paris. Called by the French “Reine Claude,” out of compliment to the daughter of Anne de Bretagne and Louis XII., generally called la bonne reine (1499–1524).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Green Baize Road (Gentlemen of the)
Green-Eyed Jealousy or Green-eyed Monster
Green in my Eye
Green Man and Still
Green Ribbon Day
Green Sleeves and Pudding Pies
Greens of Constantinople (The)
Greenbacks
Greener
Greengage
Greenhorn (A)
Greenlander
Greenlandman’s Galley
Greenwich
Greenwich Barbers
Gregarines
Gregorian Calendar
Gregorian Chant
Gregorian Epoch
Gregorian Telescope