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

  • n. A variety of apple having fruit with dark red skin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of winter apple of medium size, deep red color, and yellowish flesh of a rich, rather subacid flavor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A highly esteemed American apple.

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

  • n. crisp apple with dark red skin


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  • I used more-tart Winesap and Liberty apples, which is why I used this amount of sugar.

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  • No matter which summer shoes she picks, Ms. Morrison says this finishing touch is important: "If your toes are in view, they'd better be glossily pedicured preferably with a Winesap red or some other rich, shiny color," she says.

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  • 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.

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  • I have 3 lbs of Winesap apples, and 6 lbs of McIntosh, because I am a crazy person who has a new Apple Peeler Corer Slicer.

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  • Lunch: simplest rice pancakes ever (I suspect they look a little like latkes), cubed very squishy ripe pear, vegan pate overlaid with sliced boiled egg, and the absolute last of the McIntosh applesauce (the Winesap having been devoured over the weekend).

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  • Lunch: steamed gyoza dumplings with plum sauce for dipping; vegan meatloaf slice with parsley garnish that of course never gets eaten; very sweet white corn no butter, I just microwaved the frozen kernals in the morning; Winesap applesauce.

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  • MacIntosh, Jonathon and Winesap are wonderful eating, out of hand, June Transparent makes wonderful apple jelly, Grimes makes a wonderful pie apple.

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  • Bring me a Winesap like the one Eve tasted, savored and shared, and asked for more.

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  • McIntosh first, then Jonathan, then Rome and finally, Winesap.

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  • What I'm saying is that Potney took a bite out of the old forbidden Winesap and could neither assimilate it nor eliminate it.

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