road apple


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road apple

n. a lump of horse excrement. (see also alley apple.) There must be horses around here. I see road apples.
See also: apple, road
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As potatoes went up the web, the three people on the sides-two on one side and one on the other--threw off vines, weeds, dirt clumps and an occasional road apple (horse manure).
SPRINGFIELD - Over the years they've marched more than 100 miles through rain, ice and the occasional road apple to spread holiday cheer during their hometown's annual Christmas celebration.
It's been said that before the invention of automobiles, New York City had a serious horse manure crisis on its streets because the average pony deposits up to 30 pounds of road apples per day, and clean-up efforts were lacking.
The horses, on the other hand, just leave a nice, long trail of road apples, and luckily, the remaining trees appreciate those.
Road apples and meadow muffins would certainly be an improvement over the subject matter described in Jacoby's column.
Sarah Phillips is once again at the business end of a broom, locked in an endless struggle to keep the aisles of the Lane County 4-H Youth Fair free of road apples.
Foreshadowing Wells Fargo's decision to make road apples out of nearly 11,000 of its employees was an announcement a week earlier by the state's other beloved megabank, Bank of America, unveiling its plan to close 120 state branches and expunge 3,700 employees, or 4 percent of its work force.