Pumpion

Merry Wives of Windsor, [3.3.34-36]. Mrs. Ford. “Go to, then. We’ll use this unwholesome humidity, this gross wat’ry pumpion. We’ll teach him to know turtles from jays.”

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Of Falstaff. Pumpkin not attested until 1647.

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