crabapple

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crabapple small sour apple; suitable for preserving "crabapples make a tangy jelly"
    • n crabapple any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit
    • n crabapple 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
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Usage

In literature:

But towards daylight we got it all settled satisfactory, and concluded to drop crabapples and p'simmons.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
She hated the way the larynx of Henry Wallace, the tenor, stuck out like a crabapple over his low collar.
"The Breaking Point" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
She's got ter fare past Crabapple post office an' through Wolf-pen gap.
"A Pagan of the Hills" by Charles Neville Buck
Our imported plum and crabapple trees were ringed by mice beneath the snow in winter.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
I did not catch his name at our introduction, so I mentally named him Mr. Crabapple.
"Romantic Spain" by John Augustus O'Shea
But toward daylight we got it all settled satisfactory, and concluded to drop crabapples and p'simmons.
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
Our folks ain't no mo' like dey useter wuz, dan crabapples is like plums.
"International Short Stories" by Various
We found a crabapple tree ...
"The Forest Habitat of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation" by Henry S. Fitch
Often a row of Crabapple trees pressed up into the garden's precincts and shaded the Sweet Peas.
"Old-Time Gardens" by Alice Morse Earle
Mix together, add one quart of crabapple pulp and one gill of cognac.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
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In poetry:

A fairy dances
In upland pastures,
Picking tart crabapples,
Swinging low; Twisted and green, Elfin-mouthed, lean, His feet may be chained
They are never slow.
"Humor" by Laura Benet
Ah, shall I follow, on the hills,
The Spring, as wild wings follow?
Where wild-plum trees make wan the hills,
Crabapple trees the hollow,
Haunts of the bee and swallow?
"Deep In The Forest" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

My crabapple tree in full bloom at sunset.
Crabapple Crossing Elementary School learned last week that it is one of 269 schools nationwide to be named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School.
MARK LAROSA/SPECIAL TO SUN NEWS Gardenview is known throughout the world for its wide selection of rare and exotic plants, including 500 varieties of flowering crabapples.
Two large 'White House' ornamental pears and a few crabapples are slated for removal, as well.
I have an Adams crabapple tree and it has a gray moss, fungus (?
And they're off in Crabapple Lane Elementary Red Bird Run.
Crabapple Lane Elementary 8th Annual Red Bird Run took place Saturday, March 24, 2012.
Rush City third graders helped dig the hole where a new flowering crabapple tree was planted in front of their school.
31000 block of Crabapple Way.
Twisted Thread recently celebrated at their 12660 Crabapple Road location after they learned readers voted them the best consignment store in North Fulton and South Forsyth.
Seuss rules at Crabapple Lane Elementary.
Crabapple Lane Elementary School in north Peachtree City celebrated Read Across America and Dr Seuss' birthday recently with a variety of entertaining activities to promote reading.
Flea Fling , Crabapple Antiques, Brew Moon Fest.
Leesburg offers free crabapple, pecan trees.
Add spring flair to your landscape with crabapples.
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