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dill pickle

noun
1.
a cucumber pickle flavored with dill.
Origin of dill pickle
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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  • You must have given the dill pickle the surprise of her life.

  • Lena liked her dill pickle and her banana; and she thrived on them.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • He had finished up the cake a short while before, together with the remainder of crackers and a dill pickle.

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart
  • Cut a dill pickle lengthwise into slices an eighth of an inch thick, then cut these slices into long strips a half inch wide.

    Sandwiches Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer
  • Butter the bread, fill with the paste, put over the strips of dill pickle, leaving one inch between each strip.

    Sandwiches Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer
  • He closed the discussion by spearing half a dill pickle with a fork and inserting it endwise in his mouth.

    The Competitive Nephew Montague Glass
  • We replied to his question while the one-eyed girl carved a dill pickle and a sweet pickle each into three portions.

    The Long Day

    Dorothy Richardson
  • For half a ham sandwich she gave me a piece of cold sausage, and I gave her a dill pickle for a greasy doughnut.

    The Long Day

    Dorothy Richardson
  • To my palate the dill pickle appeals as almost the acme of disagreeableness.

British Dictionary definitions for dill pickle

dill pickle

noun
1.
a pickled cucumber flavoured with dill
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