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cider press

  1. a press for crushing apples for cider.
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Origin of cider press

First recorded in 1665–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of cider press

  • But then they slept over the cider-press back of the big casks.

    A Village of Vagabonds

    F. Berkeley Smith

  • All apples are good in this state, and your jaws 320 are the cider-press.

    Excursions and Poems

    Henry David Thoreau

  • There wasn't time to say much, so I squeezed Monty's hand like a cider-press.

  • When we got thar the house was packed as tight as dry apples in a cider-press.

    Dixie Hart

    Will N. Harben

  • In the pure, sweet October air they were gathering apples for the cider-press to-day.