(also apple doll)
In American folk art, a doll whose head has been fashioned from a dried peeled apple.
- We made apple dolls more than once in elementary school (those good old-fashioned New England curriculums).
- The two-week break typically allows the apples time to dry and shrink so when we return, they are ready to be used as the heads for apple dolls.
- We also played with our little dolls that we made out of clothes pegs and corn husks and we had apple-head dolls.
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Syllabification: ap·ple-head doll
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