apple of discord
noun Classical Mythology.
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Example sentences from the Web for apple of discord
Leapolitan responded by saying, “hopefully youll [sic] bite into a poison apple.”
Apple customers, on the other hand, are used to paying premium for perceived quality.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Dallas Cowboys sell out their state-of-the art football stadium.
The process of co-opting black music and selling it back to the adoring public in whiteface is as American as apple pie.
Companies like Delta, Apple, and Nike flex their political muscle on behalf of gay rights.
This gives to the second volume something of the smell of an apple store-room.
Twenty acres of apple trees all in a orchard together, and twenty acres of strawberries set out betwixt and between the rows!The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
All this while Squinty was chewing on the apple which he had picked up from the ground after he had jumped over the rope.
The observer might well remain perplexed at the pathetic discord between human work and human wants.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
And it did not take Squinty long to learn to jump the rope when there was no apple on the other side.
British Dictionary definitions for apple of discord
Cultural definitions for apple of discord
In classical mythology, an apple of gold thrown into a banquet of the gods and goddesses by the goddess Discord, who had not been invited. The apple had “For the Fairest” written on it. When three goddesses claimed it, the choice among them was referred to the handsome Paris, prince of Troy. (See Judgment of Paris.)