bob for apples

Definition of bob for apples

:to play a children's game in which one tries to grab floating or hanging apples with one's teeth

Word by Word Definitions

bob play
  1. : to strike with a quick light blow : rap

  2. : to move up and down in a short quick movement

  3. : to polish with a bob : buff

  1. : a short quick down-and-up motion

  2. : any of several folk dances

  3. : a blow or tap especially with the fist

  1. : deceive, cheat

  2. : to take by fraud : filch

  1. : bunch, cluster

  2. : nosegay

  3. : a knob, knot, twist, or curl especially of ribbons, yarn, or hair

  1. : to cut shorter : crop

  2. : to cut (hair) in the style of a bob

  1. : shilling

  1. : bobsled

apple play apples
  1. : the fleshy, usually rounded red, yellow, or green edible pome fruit of a usually cultivated tree (genus Malus) of the rose family

  2. : a fruit (such as a star apple) or other vegetative growth (such as an oak apple) suggestive of an apple


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