A round, usually knitted and bright-colored cap with a wide peak and a pompom; Bop Cap (Black)
well or fine; under control. the usually round, red or yellow, edible fruit of a small tree, Malus sylvestris, of the rose family. the tree, cultivated in most temperate regions. the fruit of any of certain other species of tree of the same genus. any of these trees. any of various other similar fruits, or […]
- Apples and oranges
Unlike objects or persons, as in Assessing the problems of the neighborhood grocery by examining a giant supermarket is comparing apples and oranges. This metaphor for dissimilarity began as apples and oysters, which appeared in John Ray’s proverb collection of 1670. It is nearly always accompanied by a warning that one cannot compare such different […]
- Apples and pears
plural noun (Cockney, rhyming slang) stairs Often shortened to apples
- Apples of the hesperides
the golden apples given to Hera as a wedding gift. They were in the safekeeping of the Hesperides and of the dragon Ladon.