What does the word ginger mean?

Usage examples for ginger

  1. Might 'ave been a stone- ginger in 'ot weather. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  2. To a half a cupful of molasses, one teaspoonful of soda, half a cupful sour milk, half a cupful of sugar, and one- third cupful of melted butter add one well- beaten egg, three cupfuls of flour, with one tablespoonful of ginger. – Cookery for Little Girls by Olive Hyde Foster
  3. Mix well through two and and one half cups sifted flour, add ground ginger and alspice to taste, and bake in a moderate oven. – Dishes & Beverages of the Old South by Martha McCulloch Williams