Bered

August 22, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
From Hebrew, meaning “hail”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
None, really.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Bered Turnip, a local farrier whose large family is the subject of Anthony Butter’s envy, in “A Brother to Dragons” (written in 1886, set in 1586), and who meets up with his old friend, Humfrey Lemon, to hear the story of Keren Lemon’s troubles, in “The Farrier Lass o’ Piping Pebworth” (written in 1887, set circa 1600), from A Brother to Dragons, and Other Old Time Tales (1888), by Amélie Rives.

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