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Origin of birne

< German: literally, pear
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Historical Examples of birne

  • "Birne, zur goldnen," an eating-house in the Landstrasse, Vienna.

    Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826 Vol. 2

    Lady Wallace

  • 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.