Origin of thorn apple
Examples from the Web for thorn apple
Tar water is strongly recommended, and also the smoking of the dried leaves of stramonium, commonly called the thorn-apple.
They walked back to the lane, cross-lots, and sat down under a thorn-apple tree.Betty Gordon at Bramble Farm|Alice B. Emerson
The word tree-apple, although not existing in the language, is as correct a word as thorn-apple.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
But there is still greater brushiness in the thorn-apple (Fig. 209).Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various
I chose a place in a field just below Old Howieson's farm, where there is a thorn-apple tree to sit or lie under.Great Possessions|David Grayson