from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of large apple.
- n. A nodule of hard gritstone in shale.
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The midday sun sparkles on snow in the new orchard, where a cat's-head apple tree is the focus for celebration and a "toast to the apples and fruit of the wood".
In the center of his back was a large cat's-head, with wonderfully squinting eyes.
No doubt he fell into a shell-hole, which was filled up by another shell, burying him up to the neck like the cat's-head German of the
Then old Tummus came up to see him, and gladdened his heart with old-fashioned chatter about the garden, obstinately dwelling upon the "taters," and cabbages, and codlin and cat's-head apples, when the patient was eager to hear about the orchids, grapes, pines, and melons, which he pictured as he had seen them last.