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A widely grown dessert apple of a greenish-yellow, soft-fleshed variety.
- ‘By poisoning a Golden Delicious Apple, she will don a disguise and sell the apple which Snow White will eat, and as soon as the apple touches her lips, she will fall instantly in a sleep of death.’
- ‘Fresh asparagus, says Ronda, when you bite into it, should make a noise like biting into a Golden Delicious.’
- ‘Every single Golden Delicious (or Cox's Orange Pippin or Dumelow's Wellington) is in a sense grown from the ‘same’ tree as every other Golden Delicious, John says.’
- ‘Golden Delicious is another apple that's good for all purposes.’
- ‘South African Goldens are the sweetest Golden Delicious that you can buy.’
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