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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ribston Pippin.
 
So called from Ribston, in Yorkshire, where Sir Henry Goodricke planted three pips, sent to him from Rouen, in Normandy. Two pips died, but from the third came all the Ribston apple-trees in England.   1
 


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