Definition of Apple pie

1. Noun. Pie (with a top crust) containing sliced apples and sugar.

Generic synonyms: Pie

Definition of Apple pie

1. Noun. A pie or tart made with a filling of cooked apples. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) Anything quintessentially American. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) Of a bed, to make an apple-pie bed. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apple Pie

apple midge
apple midges
apple mint
apple never falls far from the tree
apple nut
apple of Grenada
apple of Peru
apple of discord
apple of love
apple of someone's eye
apple oil
apple orchard
apple pear
apple pears
apple pie (current term)
apple pies
apple polisher
apple rust
apple sauce
apple seed
apple snow
apple strudel
apple strudels
apple tart
apple tree
apple trees
apple turnover
apple turnovers
apple wine

Literary usage of Apple pie

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1907)
"The earliest extension of " pie " to baked fruit appears to be that of apple-pie, found in literature from 1590 ; probably it was in rustic or dialect use ..."

2. Nonsense Books by Edward Lear (1888)
"ABA was once an apple-pie, ... Apple-pie ! IJ was once a little bear, Beary, Wary, Hairy, Beary, Taky cary, ..."

3. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"... PASTRIES The Art of Pie-Making— Piecrust—Puff Paste—Preparing Fruits /or Pie—apple pie— Cherry Pie—Cream Pie—Sour Cream Pie—Dried Fruit Pies—Lemon Pie, ..."

4. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"The originator doubtless expected the child to see the relation 01 cause and consequence between Y and Z 119 A WAS AN APPLE-PIE A was an apple-pie; ..."

5. Travels in America by Asa] [Greene (1833)
"Such was the reception of the famous apple-pie-and-cheese present! But this is the way with all your rude uncivilized republicans. ..."

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