Bacca



a berry.
Historical Examples

You shall have a clay pipe if you’ll run and get me half a krone’s worth of chewing ‘bacca.
Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo

Where is the ‘bacca I ordered ye to bring from Squirrel Island?
The Launch Boys’ Cruise in the Deerfoot Edward S. Ellis

He then, in a surly way, said to his mother, “I wants some bacca and some beer: that’s what I wants; and I’ll have it!”
The Man with the Book John Matthias Weylland

Every man ston’ with his hands to his sides, and ask of they sojjers for a pinch of bacca.
Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore

Some say drink is the besetting sin; another says ‘bacca is man’s ruination.
Yorkshire Ditties, Second Series John Hartley

baccate, berried, berry-like, of a pulpy nature like a berry (bacca).
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

It’s ter do wi’ a lady, sir—lady wot lives ashore ‘ere an’ keeps a sweet an’ bacca shop wot sells noospapers.
Pincher Martin, O.D. H. Taprell Dorling

Now one only wants a pipe and bacca and a glass of grog, to feel comfortable.
Colonel Thorndyke’s Secret G. A. Henty

Dey had a big plantation an’ raised cawn, wheat, cotton an’ ‘bacca.
Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States Various

She’ll fetch us a bit o’ supper, and I makes out middlin’ well along o’ my pint and bit o’ bacca.
The Chequers James Runciman

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