Cod"lin (?), Cod"ling (?), n. [Cf. AS. codaeppel 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 Zool., 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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