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apple butter

noun
1.
apples stewed to a paste, spiced, sometimes sweetened, and served as a spread or condiment.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75, Americanism
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Examples from the web for apple butter
  • The park also includes apple butter making and maple syrup demonstrations during the spring and fall.
  • The fried chicken liver lunch offering has a single side order and is served with a dinner roll with apple butter.
  • Farmers brought pigs to sell and gradually, their wives brought apple butter and household castoffs.
  • These huge fruits have been prized for years for baking, applesauce, and apple butter.
  • Stop by and learn how to create your own scarecrow, design a jack-o'-lantern, or make a jar of homemade apple butter.
  • Children can learn basic farming skills such as corn-shelling, beekeeping, and apple butter making.
  • The trademark menu item here: fried biscuits and baked apple butter.
  • Homemade apple butter and fresh apple cider always available.
British Dictionary definitions for apple butter

apple butter

noun
1.
a jam made from stewed spiced apples
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