Definition of Johnny Appleseed
1. Noun. United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845).
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Literary usage of Johnny Appleseed
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1. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"More than one family was saved from surprise and death by a queer character known as Johnny Appleseed, who travelled through the wilderness planting ..."
2. Public School Methods (1921)
"Reading Johnny Appleseed Toward the close of the Revolutionary War, many people started out to make their homes in the fertile lands of Ohio. ..."
3. Indiana Authors: A Representative Collection for Young People by Minnie Olcott Williams (1916)
"Johnny Appleseed ELEANOR ATKINSON Apple blossoms that gladdened the hearts, and fruits that brought comfort and pleasure to the rude firesides of the ..."