What does the word ketchup mean?

Usage examples for ketchup

  1. Boil the shalots with the vinegar, ketchup, and anchovy sauce, for 10 minutes, and pour the whole, boiling, over the mixture in the basin; stir well, and reduce it to a proper thickness; put it into a bottle, with a bruised shalot at the bottom, and store away for use. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  2. Season with pepper and salt, add the ketchup and port wine, give one boil, and serve. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  3. Make half a pint of brown sauce, adding a glass of sherry, a little mushroom ketchup, and an ounce of glaze; boil together, and reduce one half, adding a couple of spoonfuls of tomato juice; pass through a sieve, and, when nearly cold, add a gill of melted aspic. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
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