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Another term for greengage.
- For a crop of apples, pears, plums, damsons, gages or cherries, which are left outside all year round, try dwarf and pyramid fruit trees.
- Thomas Rivers brought it to England where it became the seed of a worthy line of gages propagated in his nursery at Sawbridgeworth.
mid 19th century: from the name of Sir William Gage (1657–1727), the English botanist who introduced it to England.