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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Codlin  \Cod"lin\,  Codling  \Cod"ling\,  n.  [Cf.  AS  cod[ae]ppel  a 
  quince.] 
  a  An  apple  fit  to  stew  or  coddle. 
  b  An  immature  apple. 
 
  A  codling  when  't  is  almost  an  apple.  --Shak. 
 
  {Codling  moth}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  small  moth  ({Carpocapsa 
  Pomonella}),  which  in  the  larval  state  (known  as  the  apple 
  worm)  lives  in  apples,  often  doing  great  damage  to  the 
  crop. 




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