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ginger jar

noun
1.
a Chinese ceramic jar having a wide mouth, a globular body, and a dome-shaped cover.
Origin of ginger jar
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • With the first basket I brought home, I said, "I see where you'll have to dig down into the ginger jar this winter, little woman."

    One Way Out William Carleton

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