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Bramley

Bramley's seedling

noun
  1. a variety of cooking apple having juicy firm flesh
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Word Origin

C19: named after Matthew Bramley, 19th-century English butcher, said to have first grown it
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Historical Examples

  • About three miles south of Silchester is an interesting church at Bramley.

    Wanderings in Wessex

    Edric Holmes

  • Bramley won't be able to tell us it's a pity we've missed anything.

    A Voyage of Consolation

    Sara Jeannette Duncan

  • Colonel Bramley had given the Senator a sartorial address of repute, and presently the hansom drew up before it, in Piccadilly.

    A Voyage of Consolation

    Sara Jeannette Duncan

  • Thanks to Bramley, I can't say I didn't know what to expect, but that doesn't increase the variety any.

    A Voyage of Consolation

    Sara Jeannette Duncan

  • One of the first docks constructed on this newly-acquired land was the Bramley Moore, so named after the chairman.