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oak apple

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any of various brownish round galls on oak trees, containing the larva of certain wasps
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Oak Apple Day, or Royal Oak Day, is the anniversary of the restoration of King Charles II to the throne in 1660.
Adrian Nicholls should again be praised for his enterprising front-running ride - following on from his exploits in the same colours of the Oak Apple Syndicate on Tuesday's Molecomb Stakes winner Strike Up The Band - although the jockey was the first to admit he wasn't so sure about the tactics.
Engine drivers, gardeners and Manor House servants will be in costume to proclaim their loyalties on Oak Apple Day.
The photo on page 28 isn't a fruit, even though it's called an oak apple.
Oak Apple Day (Restoration Day), May 29, is a commemoration of the battle of Wooster in 1651.
OAK APPLE DAY - commemorating King Charles II finding safety in an oaktree in the grounds of Boscobel House, Shropshire, after the Battle of Worcester (1651).
On Thursday, the eve of Oak Apple Day, Oakwell Hall in Birstall is giving people the chance the relive the celebrations that welcomed Charles to the throne after 10 years in exile.
He is also striking out on his own, having launched his own company, Oak Apple Decor, with the help of his dad.