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Synonyms for crab apple

any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acidic (usually bright red) fruit used for preserves or as ornamentals for their blossoms

small sour apple

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Crab Tree Hall Business Centre is due to be open for use by March next year.
Our crab tree, with its beautiful foliage, blossoms and fruit, is one of the best investments we have ever made.
Four of the preferred sites are thought to be: an existing waste transfer centre at Stonebridge Lane, Gillmoss; Butlers Farm, north ofKnowsley industrial estate, Kirkby; Crab Tree Rough, next to the Getrag Ford car plant, Halewood; and Ditton railway sidings, near Widnes.
Brigadier Charles Barker, of Crab Tree Cottage, Dunns Heath, near Shrewsbury, ended his military career as deputy commander of the former West Midland district at Shrewsbury.
Today's announcement means Gillmoss will not be one of the two sites selected for a possible incinerator, but will fuel further speculation two of the remaining three named sites will: Butlers Farm, north of Knowsley industrial estate, Kirkby; Crab Tree Rough, next to the Getrag Ford car plant, Halewood; and Ditton railway sidings, near Widnes.
Knowsley council has said it will reject any plan to build facilities at Butlers Farm, in Kirkby, or Crab Tree Rough, next to the Getrag Ford car plant, in Halewood.
Four of the preferred sites are thought to be: an existing waste transfer centre at Stonebridge Lane, Gillmoss; Butlers Farm, north of Knowsley industrial estate, Kirkby; Crab Tree Rough, next to the Getrag Ford car plant, Halewood; and Ditton railway sidings, near Widnes.
Councillors in Knowsley responded by telling Merseyside waste disposal authority (MWDA) to forget about two of its preferred sites - Butlers Farm, north of Knowsley industrial estate, Kirkby, and Crab Tree Rough, next to the Getrag Ford car plant, Halewood.
Two others are Crab Tree Rough, next to Getrag Ford car plant, Halewood, which is also in Knowsley, and Ditton railway sidings, near Halewood.
KIRKBY SITE ONE: Butlers Farm, north of Knowsley industrial estate, Kirkby; GILMOSS SITE TWO: Cllr Phil Moffat and protesters at the Gillmoss site; HALEWOOD SITE THREE: Crab Tree Rough, next to Ford car plant, Halewood; WIDNES SITE FOUR: Ditton railway sidings, near Widnes
A confidential document confirmed that possible sites are an existing waste transfer centre at Stonebridge Lane, Gillmos; Butlers Farm, north of Knowsley industrial estate, Kirkby; Crab Tree Rough, next to the Getrag Ford car plant, Halewood; and Ditton railway sidings, near Widnes.
In the men's open singles, top coach Anthony Hardman, his club-mate Simon Crab tree, Paul Freeman and Moss-ley Hill's Anthony McC arthy have all survived, though fourth seeded Michael Folen from Palmer-ston has had to drop out through sickness.