apple pandowdy

[ ap-uhl pan-dou-dee ]

nounChiefly New England.
  1. a deep-dish apple pie or cobbler, usually sweetened with molasses.

Origin of apple pandowdy

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30
  • Also called ap·ple dow·dy, [ap-uhl dou-dee] /ˈæp əl ˈdaʊ di/ Chiefly Eastern Massachusetts, ap·ple grunt [ap-uhl gruhnt] /ˈæp əl ˈgrʌnt/ .

Words Nearby apple pandowdy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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