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Synonyms for apple

the apple of your eye

Synonyms for apple

fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh

native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits

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And then there were apple pies, and peach pies, and pumpkin pies; besides slices of ham and smoked beef; and moreover delectable dishes of preserved plums, and peaches, and pears, and quinces; not to mention broiled shad and roasted chickens; together with bowls of milk and cream, all mingled higgledy- pigglely, pretty much as I have enumerated them, with the motherly teapot sending up its clouds of vapor from the midst-- Heaven bless the mark
And while the late steamer Big Missouri worked and sweated in the sun, the retired artist sat on a barrel in the shade close by, dangled his legs, munched his apple, and planned the slaughter of more innocents.
And when he was gone, she almost quarrelled with meNo, I should not say quarrelled, for we never had a quarrel in our lives; but she was quite distressed that I had owned the apples were so nearly gone; she wished I had made him believe we had a great many left.
Now, just after sundown, when all my work was over and I was on my way to my berth, it occurred to me that I should like an apple.
Place yourself at the window with your sisters; I will ride by and throw you the silver apple.
He and his companions then gave the men some tobacco, and the children some apples, and bade them farewell.
Before the castle gate all was as the fox had said: so the son went in and found the chamber where the golden bird hung in a wooden cage, and below stood the golden cage, and the three golden apples that had been lost were lying close by it.
She bounded from one end of the tiny room to the other, stooped down, and raised herself again, with a little poniard in her hand, before Gringoire had even had time to see whence the poniard came; proud and angry, with swelling lips and inflated nostrils, her cheeks as red as an api apple,* and her eyes darting lightnings.
He bites a large piece out of the apple, and munches it noisily].
When an apple has ripened and falls, why does it fall?
Yes, a veritable apple-bearing apple tree, too, here in the very midst of pines and beeches, a mile away from any orchard.
There was an apple-tree beside the house, and some apples had fallen to the ground.
Two Poets were quarrelling for the Apple of Discord and the Bone of Contention, for they were very hungry.
The white and green light strained through apple trees and clustering vines outside fell over the rapt little figure with a half-unearthly radiance.
There were no birds to sing the music of the moon; and the path where the apple blossoms had fallen were heaped with less fragrant drifts.