the flower of the apple tree: the state flower of Arkansas and Michigan.
These trees look very nice in the spring when the apple blossom is out, and again in the autumn when the fruit is ripe.
The Toilers of the Field Richard Jefferies
In spring the blue bell, cherry, and apple blossom may be watched.
Practical Taxidermy Montagu Browne
To the freshmen belonged the apple blossom hop, a dance given by them each spring in the time of apple blossoms.
Marjorie Dean College Freshman Pauline Lester
As long as I can possibly keep you among them, there you shall stay—among the almond and apple blossom.
Lectures on Landscape John Ruskin
I love to think that I am drifting at will through this land of gardens and apple blossom.
Cynthia’s Chauffeur Louis Tracy
And this evening he was just in the mood to enjoy the song of birds, and the scent of apple blossom and new-mown hay.
Her Benny Silas Kitto Hocking
This same pattern is used for many different flowers—the wild rose, apple blossom, sweet pea, and for foliage.
Make Your Own Hats Gene Allen Martin
Perhaps the child has studied the apple blossom, the strawberry flower, the peach blossom in this same delightful way.
The Renewal of Life; How and When to Tell the Story to the Young Margaret Warner Morley
Its beauty is not like that of an apple blossom, which soon fades away.
Young Folks’ Bible in Words of Easy Reading Josephine Pollard
He was a young man with an eager soul, and his work in apple blossom Court and places like it had torn him many ways.
The Dawn of a To-morrow Frances Hodgson Burnett
- Apple box
noun an ornamental Australian tree, Eucalyptus bridgesiana, having heart-shaped juvenile leaves, large lanceolate adult leaves, and conical fruits Also called apple gum Historical Examples An apple box had fallen against a wheel, and the crates of pails looked as if they had been spilled aboard. In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
- Apple brandy
(def 1). Historical Examples He had a bottle of apple brandy and we mixed it with wild honey. Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas Levi rose, went to the closet and brought thence a bottle of Hiram’s apple brandy, as coolly as though it belonged to himself. Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates Howard Pyle
- Apple brown betty
noun a baked pudding, made with layers of sweetened and spiced apples, brown sugar, and buttered crumbs; also called apple crisp , apple crust Examples Apple brown betty is an American dessert that dates back to Colonial American time. Word Origin 1864 Usage Note cooking
- Apple butter
apples stewed to a paste, spiced, sometimes sweetened, and served as a spread or condiment. Historical Examples Have at hand some more cider ready boiled, to thin the apple butter in case you should find it too thick in the kettle. Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches Eliza Leslie We only had strawberry and […]