- a press for crushing apples for cider.
Origin of cider press
First recorded in 1665–75
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Examples from the Web for cider press
But then they slept over the cider-press back of the big casks.A Village of Vagabonds
F. Berkeley Smith
All apples are good in this state, and your jaws 320 are the cider-press.Excursions and Poems
Henry David Thoreau
There wasn't time to say much, so I squeezed Monty's hand like a cider-press.
When we got thar the house was packed as tight as dry apples in a cider-press.Dixie Hart
Will N. Harben
In the pure, sweet October air they were gathering apples for the cider-press to-day.