Origin of gherkin
Words nearby gherkin
How to use gherkin in a sentence
Bakkus took her hand which held a fork on which was prodded a gherkin--they were at lunch--and raised it to his lips.The Mountebank|William J. Locke
Spread toast with horseradish butter, lay on strips of tunnyfish and garnish with slices of gherkin.Stevenson Memorial Cook Book|Various
Tommy says a Gherkin once saved his father's life by killing a snake.
Tommy's father gave the Gherkin a lot of money to put in his pocket, but he wouldn't take it.
I rode up and into the tent, and, looking about, saw among other things one bottle of gherkin pickles about one quart of them.
British Dictionary definitions for gherkin (1 of 2)
- a tropical American cucurbitaceous climbing plant, Cucumis anguria
- the small edible fruit of this plant