Northern U.S. a rustic.
a farm laborer, especially a fruit picker.
Any fruit picker, esp a migratory orchard worker
A rural person; unsophisticated rustic; hick
[fr the practice of knocking apples out of trees]
apple-pie-and-motherhood modifier Having obvious and unexceptionable virtue: They’ll always vote yes on an apple-pie-and-motherhood issue
noun a town in NW England, in Cumbria: famous for its annual horse fair. Pop: 2862 (2001) Historical Examples I think Mr. appleby understands the obligation placed on a trustee. The Dust of Conflict David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org) “I think there’s a dollar-sign in his jaw,” whispered Miss appleby to me. How Doth the Simple Spelling […]
noun (Southwest English, dialect) a wasp
- Applejack cap
applejack cap noun phrase A round, usually knitted and bright-colored cap with a wide peak and a pompom; Bop Cap (Black)