American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several varieties of apple.
- n. The seed of a fleshy fruit; a pip.
- n. Informal A person or thing that is admired.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The seed of a fruit, as an apple, pear, melon, etc. Now abbreviated pip. Cotgrave.
- n. One of numerous varieties of the apple, as the golden pippin, the lemon pippin, the Newtown pippin, etc.
- n. Any of several varieties of eating apple that have a yellow or green skin with patches of red
- n. Any of several roundish or oblate apple varieties
- n. A seed
- n. An apple tree raised from a seed (not grafted)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An apple from a tree raised from the seed and not grafted; a seedling apple.
- n. A name given to apples of several different kinds, as
Newtown pippin, summer pippin, fall pippin, golden pippin.
- n. any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red
- Middle English pipin, from Old French pepin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Hollister, but "the Englishman" and his wife -- who was a "pippin" for looks -- were still in the forefront of his mind when the trail led him out on the river bank a few hundred yards from their house.”
“As far as Roe vs. Wade goes, I'm somewhat ignorant on the inner political workings, but my thought is that McCain is going to find he has what Wodehouse likes to call a "pippin" on his hands if he tries to relegate Palin to high-school graduation speeches once in office.”
“Your first mistake is shopping at Walmart. pippin Says:”
“They took cottage cheese and cold chicken breasts; cereal and microwave brownies and grapes and pippin apples.”
“These are most fair and beautiful to behold, most sweet and luscious to taste, but have little inward virtue or nourishment at all in them, not half that is in a Spanish camuesa, or English Kentish pippin [apple].”
“Had the question been asked in that enchanted hall in fairyland, where all interrogations must be answered with absolute sincerity, Darsie had certainly replied, that he took her for the most frank-hearted and ultra-liberal lass that had ever lived since Mother Eve eat the pippin without paring.”
“It's warm but not hot and after waiting a long time after ordering I figure the beef would come out pippin hot.”
“She was so fond of Newtown pippin apples from Virginia that she waived their import duties.”
“If you'd like to hear another take on my favorite pippin-type apple of all time, check out what anapestic has to say.”
“Pommes a L'allenande - a set jelly of pippin apples, white wine, apricot jam, and sweet almonds”
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