Definition of codling:

Usage examples for codling

  1. What do you think of that for an October codling?"  The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. While this was going on, we hired a dilapidated barouche, driven by an odd young native, neither boy nor man, " as a codling when 't is almost an apple," who said wery for very, simple and sincere, who smiled faintly at our pleasantries, always with a certain reserve of suspicion, and a gleam of the shrewdness that all men get who live in the atmosphere of horses.  The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  3. The codling- moth troubled my apples some last year.  The Apple by Various
  4. I think I have reduced the codling- moth by spraying.  The Apple by Various