from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pie made of apples variously prepared, inclosed in or covered with paste, and baked.
  • noun An English name for a species of willow-herb, Epilobium hirsutum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A pie made of apples (usually sliced or stewed) with spice and sugar.
  • a bed in which, as a joke, the sheets are so doubled (like the cover of an apple turnover) as to prevent any one from getting at his length between them.
  • [Colloq.] perfect order or arrangement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pie or tart made with a filling of cooked apples.
  • noun figuratively Anything quintessentially American.
  • verb transitive Of a bed, to make an apple-pie bed.

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

  • noun pie (with a top crust) containing sliced apples and sugar


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