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Sturmer

noun
  1. a variety of eating apple having a pale green skin and crisp tart flesh
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Word Origin

C19: named after Sturmer, Suffolk
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Historical Examples

  • But a permanent peace is not wanted by Sturmer and Protopopov, they wish to keep the people under the heel of a strong Germany.

    The Russian Revolution; The Jugo-Slav Movement

    Alexander Petrunkevitch, Samuel Northrup Harper, Frank Alfred Golder, Robert Joseph Kerner

  • But the new minister showed himself in close harmony with Sturmer, and presently this last hope was destroyed.

  • Let them prevail, these 'Sturmer und Dranger,' for they are the fathers and brothers of my Wolfgang.

  • Sturmer proposed to his Cabinet the dissolution of the Duma, but failed to obtain the support of a majority.

    Bolshevism

    John Spargo

  • Then Sturmer turned deliberately to suppress the democratic organizations.