Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Apples stewed to a pulp, and sometimes sweetened and spiced.
  • n. Slang Nonsense; foolishness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Apple sauce.
  • n. Nonsense, balderdash, bunk, piffle.
  • interj. nonsense!

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. stewed apples.
  • n. puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced.
  • n. nonsensical talk or writing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
  • n. puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
  • n. nonsensical talk or writing

Etymologies

apple +‎ sauce (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If you know what my diet's like these days, you're probably wondering what I would do with most of this stuff ... everything but the applesauce is a no-no to this ol 'body of mine!

    The Perfect Un-Foodie Schwag

  • I'd totally forgotten about red hots in applesauce!

    Rain makes ancho chile applesauce | Homesick Texan

  • The applesauce is the kind I always buy - and I'm glad they sent me the unsweetened kind too since I find any sweetened applesauce TOO sweet (not to mention leftovers are great in baking!).

    The Perfect Un-Foodie Schwag

  • The applesauce is used as the main liquid in the recipe, where other cakes might use milk or sour cream, and it works out beautifully.

    Applesauce Chocolate Layer Cake | Baking Bites

  • For this panha, I would make plain applesauce without any added spices.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • I chose to live in perpetual fear that she would choke on whatever food from my plate she was eating, but it was better than getting yelled at for suggesting applesauce is our friend or having to spend even more time being a human cow.

    How To Feed A Baby And Not Lose Consciousness Trying | Her Bad Mother

  • Update on my kitchen research: applesauce is not an ingredient of the original guerilla, but my kids don't seem to care.

    Guerilla Cookies 1971, and the Best Ever Cookie Jar

  • It's a simple recipe for a delightful pancake-like dish doused in applesauce and powdered sugar, but mine never tastes quite right.

    Random Thoughts

  • The sweet potato replaces fat in the way applesauce is so often called upon to do in low-fat baking.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • i felt awful today, and slept most of the day. not sure if it made me feel better or worse. anyway, that applesauce is making me want some REALLY bad right now. too bad we had to throw ours out because our fridge broke! anyway, good luck on all your classes and interview this week!!

    weekend recap!

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