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  • There is a variety in our orchards called the winesap, a doubly liquid name that suggests what might be done with this fruit.

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  • I grabbed a winesap apple, called to the dog and went outside for a good, brisk walk.

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  • She finishes with a request that a wallpaper be matched with “an apple red, somewhere between a healthy winesap and an unripened Jonathan.”

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  • You flash a smile that could polish every winesap in Happy Valley.

    Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

  • "Don't you remember the day I fell out of the winesap tree, and you carried me in, and the next week I tried to climb on top of that hall clock, and knocked it over, and you tried to catch it, and it knocked you over, too?"

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  • There was a teasing fragrance in the spiced vinegar heating for pickles, a reminder of winesap and rambo in the boiling cider, while the newly opened bottles of grape juice filled the house with the tang of Concord and muscadine.

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  • She rocked like a kingbird on the top twig of the winesap, which was the tallest tree in our orchard, and for once there wasn't a single fly in her ointment, not one, she said so herself, and so did father.

    Laddie: A True Blue Story

  • He now has in bearing one thousand trees, besides two thousand not bearing, his orchard being divided about equally between the pippin and winesap varieties.

    History of Roanoke County

  • Roxbury russets, say, with their chewy thick skins, or the aggressively tart winesap.

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  • Apples - old-fashioned ones like winesap and rome beauty and the little mealy green one called a June apple.

    Sherry Chandler


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