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 Hauss’manniza’tion.Haute Claire. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hautboy (pron. Ho’-boy).
 
A strawberry; so called either from the haut bois (high woods) of Bohemia whence it was imported, or from its haut-bois (long-stalk). The latter is the more probable, and furnishes the etymology of the musical instrument also, which has a long mouth-reed.   1
 


 Hauss’manniza’tion.Haute Claire. 

 
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