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Applecart   Listen
applecart  n.  
The planning that is disrupted when someone "upsets the applecart".
A cart from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Applecart" Quotes from Famous Books

... lived in, and the furniture, and even the applecart were sold to pay his father's debts, and he found himself left with the old fiddle that nobody wanted and the old donkey that no one would have—it being both vicious and unruly—he uttered no word of ...
— Mother Goose in Prose • L. Frank Baum

... I can't do anything but kick over the applecart for Whit Monk; and that sort of revenge is mighty unsatisfactory. Without me—well: what can you do? I know you can get that tin safe of Whit's open, when you feel like it, get the jewels and all; ...
— Alias The Lone Wolf • Louis Joseph Vance

Words linked to "Applecart" :   handcart, preparation, pushcart

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