- apples stewed to a soft pulp and sometimes sweetened or spiced with cinnamon.
- Slang. nonsense; bunk.
Origin of applesauce
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- a purée of stewed apples often served with pork
- US and Canadian old-fashioned, slang nonsense; rubbish
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Word Origin and History for apple sauce
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