Definition of Gherkins

1. Noun. (plural of gherkin) ¹



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Definition of Gherkins

1. gherkin [n] - See also: gherkin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gherkins

ghazels
ghazi
ghazies
ghazis
ghazwa
gheada
ghee
ghees
gheimeh
gherao
gheraoed
gheraoes
gheraoing
gheraos
gherkins (current term)
ghess
ghesse
ghessed
ghesses
ghessing
ghest
ghetto
ghetto-fabulous
ghetto bird
ghetto birds
ghetto blaster
ghetto blasters
ghetto fabulous
ghetto fence

Literary usage of Gherkins

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1. The Cook's Guide, and Housekeeper's & Butler's Assistant: A Practical by Charles Elmé Francatelli (1867)
"TO PICKLE gherkins. gherkins are a very small prickly kind of cucumber; ... Next boil sufficient vinegar to cover the gherkins in a copper pan with some ..."

2. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"... the fat and lean of fine ham, eggs, butter, herbs, and spice, as in the above. Grenadier de Jll et de Sole.—Sole with forcemeat and gherkins. ..."

3. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"Unripe Cucumber Pickles (gherkins). Wipe four quarts small unripe cucumbers. Put in a stone jar and add one cup salt dissolved in two quarts boiling water ..."

4. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"gherkins. Put them in strong brine, and keep them where warm. When they turn yellow, pour off the brine, and turn on hot vinegar. ..."

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