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Victorian Ghosts, 1852-1907: EN 4573 Collection


Borrowing from early Scandinavian, "raun" or "rowan", refers to a light red, berry type of fruit that grows on rowan trees. It was often used for making jellies and was often served alongside meat.

"rowan, n.1." OED Online, Oxford University Press, September 2020, Accessed 21 October 2020.


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