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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
First recorded in 1815-25
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  • Viviette shredded an apple blossom that had fallen into her lap.

    Viviette William J. Locke
  • In spring the blue bell, cherry, and apple blossom may be watched.

    Practical Taxidermy Montagu Browne
  • He must have been bewitched by the spring, the night, the apple blossom!

    Five Tales John Galsworthy
  • Then go and wait for me at the place they call apple blossom Court.

    The Dawn of a To-morrow

    Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • He found also that his vision of apple blossom was no dream, but reality.

  • Oh, look, here's a big bee just tumbled out of an apple blossom.

    Anne Of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • The apple blossom said to the plain little flower, "What is your name?"

  • Or earlier still, when the apple blossom was out—why didn't he come then?

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

  • I love to think that I am drifting at will through this land of gardens and apple blossom.

    Cynthia's Chauffeur

    Louis Tracy

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