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Origin of gherkin
Words nearby gherkin
Example sentences from the Web for gherkin
What the devil's the use of "h" in gherkin, I'd like to know.Mark Twain's Speeches|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Tommy's father gave the Gherkin a lot of money to put in his pocket, but he wouldn't take it.
A pickled walnut chopped, or a gherkin or two, go admirably with mutton or pork chops.Culture and Cooking|Catherine Owen
Spread toast with horseradish butter, lay on strips of tunnyfish and garnish with slices of gherkin.Stevenson Memorial Cook Book|Various
A gherkin is always eaten with this, the chief food of India.Seven Legs Across the Seas|Samuel Murray
British Dictionary definitions for gherkin (1 of 2)
- a tropical American cucurbitaceous climbing plant, Cucumis anguria
- the small edible fruit of this plant