preserved or steeped in brine or other liquid.
Slang. drunk; intoxicated.
(of wood) given an antique appearance by applying and partly removing paint or by bleaching.
- un·pick·led, adjective
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How to use pickled in a sentence
The meatballs arrive with a cloak of truffle cream and, for balance, smoked pickled oyster mushrooms that whisper of star anise.Rania delights with some of the most inspired Indian cooking in D.C. | Tom Sietsema | August 5, 2022 | Washington Post
That’s why water-bath canning is used for higher-acid foods such as jams, and pressure canning for lower-acid foods such as non-pickled vegetables.I found an old-school technique to conquer my jam fears. Then I tried to figure out if it’s safe. | Charlotte Druckman | August 26, 2021 | Washington Post
That could mean a seared chicken breast over a salad of greens, or even braised short ribs served with a pickled or crunchy side salad.
From ceviche marinade to pickled sheep eyeballs to ground rhino horns, here are the craziest hangover cures from around the globe.
It features a pickled herring wrapped around pickled cucumbers and onions, and sometimes includes a beer.
Mongolians bravely swallow a glass of pickled sheep eyeballs mixed into tomato juice to chase away their morning-after blues.
Some garlic sauce, fresh and pickled veggies and maybe even some hots.
pickled ramps are possibly the best-known preparation and are best served with roasted meats, fish, or pasta.
Wonder if he's any relation to the man who pricked his fingers picking pickled peppers!Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
The tea was delicious in its first delicate infusion; the pickled plums most stimulating to a morning appetite.The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Mata brought in to them, immediately, hot tea and a small dish of pickled plums.The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
The Captain gave each of us two barrels of pickled oysters put up for the Queen mother.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete | Samuel Pepys
After repeated efforts to dissect it we agreed with Tom, and found it not more edible than a pickled football.
British Dictionary definitions for pickled
preserved in a pickling liquid
informal intoxicated; drunk
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