a town in SE Minnesota.
- Apple, the
apple, the Related Terms the big apple noun phrase New York City •Popularized in the 1970s as a nickname: New York is the Big Apple/ young musicians storming into the Apple (1909+) A jitterbug dance of the mid1930s [apparently fr jazz musicians’ term apple for a city, esp a city in the North; the dance […]
Northern U.S. a rustic. a farm laborer, especially a fruit picker. noun 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 […]