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Definition of "codling" []

  • A greenish elongated English apple used for cooking. (noun)
  • A small unripe apple. (noun)
  • A young cod. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "codling" in a sentence
  • "- One of the main problems when growing apples and pears is a pest called the codling moth, the pink-white grubs of which How can I stop my marrows from getting powdery mildew without using chemicals?"
  • "Beyond Rush Limbaugh, the self-proclaimed "last man standing" against Obama worship, mocking Obama for, among other things, painting a wall in a homeless shelter in a call for national service as codling the poor, most criticism of Obama from the right takes the form of criticism of the financial bailout and the economic stimulus plan."
  • "Modern Technology for me is a max/min thermometer that will tell me when the biofix for the codling moth is in."
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