horseradish

Part of speech: noun

A common garden herb of the mustard family, cultivated for its pungent root.

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Usage examples "horseradish":

  1. Serve on the half- shell if you can get them that way, putting a little chopped ice on each plate to hold the shells in place, giving four or five oysters to each person, and putting one empty shell in the center to hold the horseradish or slice of lemon. - "Cookery for Little Girls", Olive Hyde Foster.
  2. Garnish with scraped horseradish, or slices of cucumber. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  3. Oh, my, yes, and a bottle of horseradish also! - "Bully and Bawly No-Tail", Howard R. Garis.