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red-streak

n.

type of apple prized for cider-making, 1660s, from red (adj.1) + streak (n.).

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Historical Examples of red-streak

  • To this beverage other signs owe their origin: for instance, the Red-streak Tree, from the apple of which the best cider is made.

    The History of Signboards

    Jacob Larwood