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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUANO

He was the man who said my browns were all put in with guano.

"I thought you gentlemen were in the guano business," says I, when he had finished.

We see by this, that the crop used the whole strength of the guano.

The evidence in favor of guano in this case, needs no comment.

Crops of 30 and sometimes 40 bushels have been obtained to the acre with guano.

This is not only the most valuable, but is found in the largest quantities of any other guano known.

It will not do to put the guano in the hill and plant the corn upon it.

All agreed however, that if wheat did grow, guano should have the credit for it.

Guano has, wherever used, produced the most astonishing results.

It is needless to say the effect of guano upon this land, was not evanescent.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Spanish guano "dung," especially of sea-birds on islands off Peru, from Quechua huanu "dung."

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