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(ˈsɛk əl, ˈsɪk-)

a small, yellowish brown variety of pear.
[1810–20, Amer.; after the Pennsylvania orchardist who grew it]
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Noun1.Seckel - small yellowish- to reddish-brown pearseckel - small yellowish- to reddish-brown pear
pear - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
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See Karlsson 2000; Mkrtychev 2002: 48-56; Seckel 2004.
Seckel, Helene, 1994, "The Genesis of Les Demoiselles d'Avignon," in John Elderfield ed.
Anjou, Red Anjou, Bose, Comice, Concorde, Forelle and Seckel will be picked from late August through mid-October.
We originally wanted to buy an old factory,'' said Olthof, 39, an architect with the firm Leijh, Kappelhoff, Seckel, van den Dobbelsteen, in Hengelo, a city in the eastern part of the Netherlands.
Gearhart JM, Mahle DA, Greene RJ, Seckel CS, Flemming CD, Fisher JW, et al.
It's just delightful that work by a small organization, persistently and well over a long period of time, will even be noticed," said Rich Seckel, Director of the Kentucky Equal Justice Center.
The participating artists include Stolk, Wendling-Willeke, Alshraim, Urvashi Chauhan, Mohamed al-Atiq, Nourelhadi Awad, Salim Abdulla, Mahgoub al-Magboul, Dominika Bozic, Pip Hoy, Shihar Hamza, Behnaz Larsen, Willemien Mansell, Doerte Meichsner, Nigel Muter, Beverley Ross, Arnel Sarmiento, Hannelore Seckel, Verity Watkins, Pedro Boaventura, Sylvia Gomes and May Abulela.
A few times, the wind overpowered the tide and Heath Seckel had to sacrifice a little stealth for the sake of essential positioning.
Indeed, the title page of the German play--Comcedia von Fortunato und Seinem Seckel und Wunschhutlein / Darinnen Erstlich Drey Verstorbenen Seelen als Geister / Darnach die Tugendt und Schande Eingefuhret Werden (Comedy of Fortunatus and His Purse and Wishing-Hat, in Which First Three Dead Souls as Spirits Appear, and Afterwards Virtue and Shame)--advertises their role.
Al Seckel, , New York, Sterling Publishing, 2004, p.
Seckel, "Anthropic Considerations in Multiple-Domain Theories and the Scale of Electroweak Symmetry Breaking," Physical Review Letters 80 (1998): 1822-5; R.