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  • n. wild crab apple native to Europe; a chief ancestor of cultivated apples


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  • They all lunched together in the shade of a wild crab thicket, with flowers spread at their feet, and the gold orioles streaking the air with flashes of light and trailing ecstasy behind them, while the red-wings, as always, asked the most impertinent questions.

    A Girl of the Limberlost


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