from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. an excellent American apple, of a yellowish color, marked with red.
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- n. large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red
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If you live in Manhattan, and are like most "New Yorkers" (aka home is somewhere else) and are missing mom this Mother's Day, head to Northern Spy where the food and atmosphere will comfort you just like your mother (if she was an old-fashioned, soda-making, pickling okra, milking the cow kind of mom).
Greening, Porter, Northern Spy, Winesap, Baldwin, Pearmain: the Alcotts decided to name their new place Orchard House for the varieties of apple trees that grow on its east side.
But I have a big bag at home with Northern Spy, Fuji, and all sorts of other yummy apples to dig into.
The Wagener and Northern Spy are among the finer sorts.
The Northern Spy, the Baldwin and the Ben Davis give a good-flavored dried product.
* When this variety is set as a permanent tree it should be top worked on a hardier stock, such as Northern Spy.
The Northern Spy, the McIntosh, and the Fameuse are not to be excelled as they are grown in the
All this does not touch the main fact: our scholars come chiefly from a privileged order, just as our best fruits come from well-known grafts, -- though now and then a seedling apple, like the Northern Spy, or a seedling pear, like the Seckel, springs from a nameless ancestry and grows to be the pride of all the gardens in the land.
Our trees top-worked to Jonathan and Northern Spy are bearing good this year; they show no signs of winter-killing.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
All this does not touch the main fact: our scholars come chiefly from a privileged order, just as our best fruits come from well-known grafts, though now and then a seedling apple, like the Northern Spy, or a seedling pear, like the Seckel, springs from
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