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Apple-pie Bed

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A bed in which the sheets are so folded that a person cannot get his legs down; from the apple turnover; or, more probably, a corruption of “a nap-pe-pli bed.” (French, nappe pliée, a folded sheet.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Apostolic Fathers
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Appiades
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Apple-john (An)
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April Squire (An)
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