Definition of Bramley in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbramli/
(also Bramley's seedling)

noun (plural Bramleys)

An English cooking apple of a large green variety with firm flesh.
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.

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