1. (US black/drugs) heroin.
|(con. 1980s) Honey, Honey, Miss Thang 211: When I met Kane I started doing heroin. I snuck behind his back and tried it ’cause they used to call it apple back then [...] and I wanted to see what apple was about.|
2. (UK prison) the situation, the ‘score’.
|(con. 1990s) A Few Kind Words and a Loaded Gun 413: I [...] spoke to him through the gap between the pipe and the wall. ‘Danny, what’s the apple?’.|