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    Definition:
    Apple - (n.) The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate zones.
    Apple - (n.) Any tree genus Pyrus which has the stalk sunken into the base of the fruit; an apple tree.
    Apple - (n.) Any fruit or other vegetable production resembling, or supposed to resemble, the apple; as, apple of love, or love apple (a tomato), balsam apple, egg apple, oak apple.
    Apple - (n.) Anything round like an apple; as, an apple of gold.
    Apple - (v. i.) To grow like an apple; to bear apples.
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    Adam's apple - () See under Adam.
    Apple-faced - (a.) Having a round, broad face, like an apple.
    Apple-jack - (n.) Apple brandy.
    Apple-john - (n.) A kind of apple which by keeping becomes much withered; -- called also Johnapple.
    Apple pie - () A pie made of apples (usually sliced or stewed) with spice and sugar.
    Apple-squire - (n.) A pimp; a kept gallant.
    Chess-apple - (n.) The wild service of Europe (Purus torminalis).
    Crapple - (n.) A claw.
    Dapple - (n.) One of the spots on a dappled animal.
    Dapple - (a.) Alt. of Dappled
    Dappled - (a.) Marked with spots of different shades of color; spotted; variegated; as, a dapple horse.
    Dappled - (imp. & p. p.) of Dapple
    Dapple - (v. t.) To variegate with spots; to spot.
    Engrapple - (v. t. & i.) To grapple.
    Grappled - (imp. & p. p.) of Grapple
    Grapple - (v. t.) To seize; to lay fast hold of; to attack at close quarters: as, to grapple an antagonist.
    Grapple - (v. t.) To fasten, as with a grapple; to fix; to join indissolubly.
    Grapple - (v. i.) To use a grapple; to contend in close fight; to attach one's self as if by a grapple, as in wrestling; to close; to seize one another.
    Grapple - (v. t.) A seizing or seizure; close hug in contest; the wrestler's hold.
    Grapple - (v. t.) An instrument, usually with hinged claws, for seizing and holding fast to an object; a grab.
    Grapple - (v. t.) A grappling iron.
    Grapplement - (n.) A grappling; close fight or embrace.
    Ingrapple - (v. t. & i.) To seize; to clutch; to grapple.
    Knapple - (v.) To break off with an abrupt, sharp noise; to bite; to nibble.
    Mad-apple - (n.) See Eggplant.
    Otaheite apple - () The fruit of a Polynesian anacardiaceous tree (Spondias dulcis), also called vi-apple. It is rather larger than an apple, and the rind has a flavor of turpentine, but the flesh is said to taste like pineapples.
    Otaheite apple - () A West Indian name for a myrtaceous tree (Jambosa Malaccensis) which bears crimson berries.
    Pineapple - (n.) A tropical plant (Ananassa sativa); also, its fruit; -- so called from the resemblance of the latter, in shape and external appearance, to the cone of the pine tree. Its origin is unknown, though conjectured to be American.
    Scapple - (v. t.) To work roughly, or shape without finishing, as stone before leaving the quarry.
    Scapple - (v. t.) To dress in any way short of fine tooling or rubbing, as stone.
    Sea apple - () The fruit of a West Indian palm (Manicaria Plukenetii), often found floating in the sea.
    Shellapple - (n.) See Sheldafle.
    Strapple - (v. t.) To hold or bind with, or as with, a strap; to entangle.
    Thrapple - (n.) Windpipe; throttle.
    Vi-apple - (n.) See Otaheite apple.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Apple - n. 1 roundish firm fruit with crisp flesh. 2 tree bearing this. apple of one's eye cherished person or thing. [old english]
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    Adam's apple - n. Projection of cartilage at the front of the neck.
    Apple-pie bed - n. Bed made (as a joke) with sheets folded so as to prevent a person lying flat.
    Apple-pie order - n. Extreme neatness.
    Big apple - n. Us slang new york city.
    Dapple - v. (-ling) mark or become marked with spots of colour or shade. n. Dappled effect. [origin unknown]
    Dapple-grey - adj. (of an animal's coat) grey or white with darker spots.
    Dapple grey - n. Dapple-grey horse.
    Eating apple - etc. N. Apple etc. Suitable for eating raw.
    Grapple - v. (-ling) 1 (often foll. By with) fight in close combat. 2 (foll. By with) try to manage (a difficult problem etc.). 3 a grip with the hands; come to close quarters with. B seize with or as with a grapnel. n. 1 a hold or grip in or as in wrestling. B contest at close quarters. 2 clutching-instrument; grapnel. [french grapil: related to *grapnel]
    Oak-apple - n. (also oak-gall) a kind of growth formed on oak trees by the larvae of certain wasps.
    Pineapple - n. 1 large juicy tropical fruit with yellow flesh and tough segmented skin. 2 plant bearing this. [from *pine1, *apple]
    Toffee-apple - n. Apple with a coating of toffee.

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