apple bee



Chiefly New England. a social gathering at which apples are prepared for drying.

Nearby words

  1. applaud,
  2. applaudable,
  3. applause,
  4. apple,
  5. apple a day,
  6. apple blight,
  7. apple blossom,
  8. apple box,
  9. apple brandy,
  10. apple butter

Origin of apple bee

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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