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Definition of "seckel" []

  • A small reddish brown sweet and juicy pear. It originated on a farm near Philadelphia, afterwards owned by a Mr. Seckel. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "seckel" in a sentence
  • "Girls: Chilled White Gazpacho, seckel pears, white anchovies & grilled peppers"
  • "Jacob's garden of that most gentlemanly little fruit, the seckel pear, which I have sometimes seen in shop-windows."
  • "Carry -- who was still kittenish in spite of her forty years -- as she gave one of her hands to Mr. Walker held out with the other a basket of seckel pears she had been gathering, and said:"