(also Bramley's seedling)
noun (plural Bramleys)
An English cooking apple of a large green variety with firm flesh.
More example sentences
- Cooking apples are big ugly apples, commonly Bramleys, that can only be used in cooking.
- Mix the Bramleys, 25g / 1oz caster sugar and the cinnamon together in a bowl.
- The area has an historic association with apple growing and is already home to many different types, including Bramleys, Grenadiers, Crispins and Cornish aromatics.
early 20th century: named after Matthew Bramley, the English butcher in whose garden it is said to have first grown circa1850.