from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sweet-flavored apple.
- n. Same as sweet-sop.
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Part IV AUTUMN DOES NOT COME to the Skagit Valley in sweet-apple chomps, in blasts of blue sky and painted leaves, with crisp football afternoons and squirrel chatter and bourbon and lap robes under a harvest moon.
She was not strong on desserts, but she could always fall back on the ominy poo -- meaning in a general way the big sweet-apple tree that grew by the barn and was loaded to the breaking-point with delicious fruit.
Any baked apple is good, but a big, cold, baked sweet-apple -- "punkin sweets," Westbury called them -- with cold cream, plenty of it, and a sprinkle of sugar, is about the most blithesome thing in the world.
He really had many a little extra kindness shown him; sometimes Miss Elvira gave him a penny, and once Mr. Hiram Fairbanks gave him a sweet-apple tree -- that was really quite a magnificent gift.
Contributions to the garden had not been forgotten, and Fritz handed over to his mother several cuttings from cinnamon and sweet-apple trees.
Also I am skilled in piping, as none other of the Cyclopes here, and of thee, my love, my sweet-apple, and of myself too I sing, many a time, deep in the night.
Yes, mam, hit thundered and when de folks heered it, dey all commenced runnin 'todes him wid de butts o' dey guns, and stacked de guns 'round a sweet-apple tree. "
"I recall one time," he said, "when a sweet-apple tree was blown down in the fall.
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