- apples and oranges,
- apples and pears,
- apples of the hesperides,
- appleseed, johnny,
- appleton layer
Origin of applesauce
Examples from the Web for applesauce
Typically, latkes are served with either sour cream or applesauce.
Ferguson has coated the aspirin, his financial tutorial, with applesauce.
Ever since the bygone days of youth, pork has gone hand in hand with applesauce.
It provided the Darnalls with bread, canned soup, canned vegetables, and applesauce for the kids.
The baked apple should be given without cream, and the applesauce should have very little sugar.The Care and Feeding of Children|L. Emmett Holt
by 1739, American English, from apple + sauce. Slang meaning "nonsense" is attested from 1921 and was noted as a vogue word early 1920s. Mencken credits it to cartoonist T.A. ("Tad") Dorgan. DAS suggests the word was thus used because applesauce was cheap fare served in boardinghouses.