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[wahyn-sap] /ˈwaɪnˌsæp/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
a red variety of apple that ripens in the autumn.
Origin of Winesap
First recorded in 1790-1800; wine + sap1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • They are then to be used as "stocks" on which to graft Baldwin, Winesap or other varieties.

    The Apple-Tree L. H. Bailey
  • I consider the Winesap the best, as it has paid me the best, and I am planting for winter profit only these two.

    The Apple Various
  • I store in an out cellar covered with dirt, in barrels, and find Winesap keeps the best.

    The Apple Various
  • I have stored some in barrels in cellar, and all kept well, Winesap perhaps a little the better.

    The Apple Various
  • I would not recommend the Winesap as a commercial apple, as it is usually small.

    The Apple Various
  • It is much like Winesap, requiring more moisture than other varieties.

    The Apple Various
  • I prefer Ben Davis and Winesap, on bottom land with a second slope.

    The Apple Various
  • It is conceded to be a seedling of the Black Twig (said to be a misnomer for the Winesap).

    The Apple Various
  • These two lead all others, and are followed by Winesap and Jonathan.

    The Apple Various
  • I am successful in storing apples in bulk in a cellar; find Winesap to keep best.

    The Apple Various

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