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dewberries A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM, iii. 1. 152. “Dew-berries, Baccæ rubi repentis.Coles's Lat. and Engl. Dict. “Dewberry (Rubus cæsius). This plant grows on the borders of fields and on the banks of hedges and ditches. The fruit is very pleasant to the taste, and consists of a few drupes half enclosed in the calyx and covered with a grey bloom. It generally grows close to the ground, and the fruit is ripe in September.” Beisly's Shakspere's Garden, etc., p. 51.

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