Definition of Ladyfinger

1. Noun. Small finger-shaped sponge cake.

Generic synonyms: Biscuit, Cookie, Cooky



Definition of Ladyfinger

1. Noun. A small sponge cake, approximately finger shaped. ¹

2. Noun. A type of small banana. ¹

3. Noun. A variety of small firecracker. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ladyfinger

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ladyfinger

ladybird beetle
ladybird spider
ladybirds
ladyboys
ladybug
ladybugs
ladyclock
ladyclocks
ladycow
ladycows
ladye
ladyes
ladyfied
ladyfies
ladyfinger (current term)
ladyfingers
ladyfish
ladyfishes
ladyflies
ladyfly
ladyfriend
ladyfriends
ladyfy
ladyfying
ladyhood
ladyhoods
ladyish
ladyism
ladyisms

Literary usage of Ladyfinger

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1841)
"In the meantime old Physic Pippin, M. 1)., frowned and shrugged his shoulders uneasily; and when ladyfinger had ended, coughed a little significantly. ..."

2. Paul Richards' Book of Breads, Cakes, Pastries, Ices and Sweetmeats by Paul Richards (1907)
"ladyfinger MIXTURE. One pound of sugar, eighteen eggs, one pound one ounce of flour, vanilla flavor. Separate the eggs; stir the yolks and sugar light. ..."

3. Composition of Foods: Baked Products: Raw, Processed, Prepared (1994)
"... of > of food Approximate measure and weight: 1 ladyfinger 1 oz ยป 28.35 g -11 g' (E) 2. 1 40 168 1.2 1.0 6.6 0.0 0. 1 5 0.39 1 19 12 16 0. 13 0.010 0. ..."

4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1871)
"Honey's Seedling and ladyfinger, intermingled and grown in matted rows, yielded a fair crop of delicious berries, but as this was their fourth season, ..."

5. Truck-farming at the South: A Guide to the Raising of Vegetables for by A. Oemler (1900)
"The long, round ladyfinger is better than any of the short, fluted sorts. Young Okra plants being quite tender, the seed should not be sown before March 1st ..."

6. Children in Sudan: Slaves, Street Children and Child Soldiers by Jemera Rone (1995)
"It was cold at night in January and February, "the coldest time in the coldest part of Sudan." They ate lentils mixed with ladyfinger broth ..."

7. Florida Trails as Seen from Jacksonville to Key West and from November to by Winthrop Packard (1910)
"By and by I am on the road again and as I pass a house set among pineapple and orange groves with its little patch of ladyfinger bananas behind it, ..."

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