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apple blossom

noun
1.
the flower of the apple tree: the state flower of Arkansas and Michigan.
Origin of apple blossom
1815-1825
1815-25
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  • These trees look very nice in the spring when the apple blossom is out, and again in the autumn when the fruit is ripe.

    The Toilers of the Field Richard Jefferies
  • In spring the blue bell, cherry, and apple blossom may be watched.

    Practical Taxidermy Montagu Browne
  • To the freshmen belonged the apple blossom hop, a dance given by them each spring in the time of apple blossoms.

  • As long as I can possibly keep you among them, there you shall stay—among the almond and apple blossom.

    Lectures on Landscape John Ruskin
  • I love to think that I am drifting at will through this land of gardens and apple blossom.

    Cynthia's Chauffeur Louis Tracy
  • And this evening he was just in the mood to enjoy the song of birds, and the scent of apple blossom and new-mown hay.

    Her Benny Silas Kitto Hocking
  • This same pattern is used for many different flowers—the wild rose, apple blossom, sweet pea, and for foliage.

    Make Your Own Hats Gene Allen Martin
  • Perhaps the child has studied the apple blossom, the strawberry flower, the peach blossom in this same delightful way.

  • Its beauty is not like that of an apple blossom, which soon fades away.

  • He was a young man with an eager soul, and his work in apple blossom Court and places like it had torn him many ways.

    The Dawn of a To-morrow Frances Hodgson Burnett

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