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Codlins
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(or Codling)

General term for small, sour, apples.

A variety of apple, in shape elongated and rather tapering towards the eye, having several modern sub-varieties, as Kentish Codling, Keswick Codling, etc.From the beginning the name seems to have been applied to a hard kind of apple, not suitable to be eaten raw; hence to any immature or half-grown apple. In the beginning of the 17th c. it was applied to a variety suitable to be cooked while still unripe; but the peculiar codling shape appears to have determined the modern application. - OED


Keswick Codlin - Maux Codlin
Lord Suffield
Hawthornden - Tom Putt

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