Origin of birne
< German: literally, pear
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Examples from the Web for birne
"Birne, zur goldnen," an eating-house in the Landstrasse, Vienna.Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826 Vol. 2
It was then that Mr. Birne thought of the piano as an instrument of warfare.
Mr. Birne bathed there everyday, descending into it by an opening made in the upper panel of the center door.
Mr. Birne stopped firing, but a week after, Dolores found it was raining in her room.
The landlord grew furious and threatened Mr. Birne with an action for damages done to his property.