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apple-head doll

Syllabification: ap·ple-head doll
(also apple doll)

Definition of apple-head doll in English:

noun

In American folk art, a doll whose head has been fashioned from a dried peeled apple.
Example sentences
  • Nana was his grandmother, a rotund and wrinkled crone who reminded Mary Ann of the dried apple dolls sold at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire.
  • He has a face as brown and wrinkled as an apple doll and is fond of showing visitors pictures of himself with his famous former employer.
  • There aren't many other ethnic people on my paper route besides Mrs. Guutweister. She's a German lady who makes apple head dolls.

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