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pickle


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pickle  \Pic"kle\,  n.  [Obs.] 
  See  {Picle}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pickle  \Pic"kle\,  n.  [Cf.  D.  pekel.  Probably  a  dim.  fr  {Pick}, 
  v.  t.,  alluding  to  the  cleaning  of  the  fish.] 
  1. 
  a  A  solution  of  salt  and  water,  in  which  fish,  meat, 
  etc.,  may  be  preserved  or  corned;  brine. 
  b  Vinegar,  plain  or  spiced,  used  for  preserving 
  vegetables,  fish,  eggs,  oysters,  etc 
 
  2.  Any  article  of  food  which  has  been  preserved  in  brine  or 
  in  vinegar. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Picke  \Pi"cke\,  n.  [Prob.  fr  pightel  or  pingle.] 
  A  small  piece  of  land  inclosed  with  a  hedge;  a  close  [Obs.] 
  [Written  also  {pickle}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pickle  \Pic"kle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pickled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pickling}.] 
  1.  To  preserve  or  season  in  pickle;  to  treat  with  some  kind 
  of  pickle;  as  to  pickle  herrings  or  cucumbers. 
 
  2.  To  give  an  antique  appearance  to  --  said  of  copies  or 
  imitations  of  paintings  by  the  old  masters. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pickle 
  n  1:  vegetables  (especially  cucumbers)  preserved  in  brine  or 
  vinegar 
  2:  informal  terms  for  a  difficult  situation;  "he  got  into  a 
  terrible  fix";  "he  made  a  muddle  of  his  marriage"  [syn:  {fix}, 
  {hole},  {jam},  {mess},  {muddle},  {kettle  of  fish}] 
  v  :  preserve  in  a  pickling  liquid;  as  of  vegetables 




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