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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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"We will also be offering a full service to our tenants - the whole ethos behind Crab Tree Hall being one of excellence within a rural, stunning location."
Our crab tree, with its beautiful foliage, blossoms and fruit, is one of the best investments we have ever made.
Crab Tree Farm is the last operating farm on Lake Michigan in Illinois.
Whittingham top-scored in Barkisland's 214-5 against Paddock, who were skittled for 50 with Neil Grace taking five for 30 and club stalwart Brian Crab tree four for 15.
The new branch is located within the mall next to Japengo Cafe, Crab Tree & Evelyn and Hiedard Coffee Shop and is also close to the new Intercontinental and Crowne Plaza hotels at Festival City.
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.
The front of the home has a large Japanese maple tree, a Sugar Thyme Crab tree and a Service Berry tree that all help shade their front porch.