Definition of Girkins

1. Noun. (plural of girkin) ¹

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Definition of Girkins

1. girkin [n] - See also: girkin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girkins

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girdle pain
girdle sensation
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girl band
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girl crazier
girl craziest
girl friend
girl group
girl groups

Literary usage of Girkins

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1. A Complete System of Cookery on a Plan Entirely New: Consisting of an by John Simpson (1816)
"girkins. Put them in a jar; then fill it up with salt and water; if convenient, put them where the sun will shine on them. otherwise at a small distance ..."

2. The Universal Receipt Book: Being a Compendious Repository of Practical by Priscilla Homespun (1818)
"THE best method of pickling the smallest young cucumbers, commonly called girkins, differs little from that of preparing mangoes, &c. ..."

3. The Monthly Magazine by Richard Phillips, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) (1826)
"What, is this young men's name Francis Vincent girkins ? Vin. Yes, Sir. Loup. I gave the casket first to this young man, but the innkeeper, brother to his ..."

4. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"In an examination of the European pickles by Dr. Hassall, he found " girkins," on close examination, often turn out to be but shrivelled or sliced cucumbers ..."

5. Modern Domestic Cookery, and Useful Receipt Book: Adapted for Families in by William Augustus Henderson, David Hughson (1828)
"girkins. PUT a quantity of spring water into a large earthen pan, and to every gallon put two ... Mix them well together, and throw in five hundred girkins. ..."

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