pickle

Part of speech: verb

To make pickle of; immerse in pickle.

Part of speech: noun

A preserving, flavoring liquid, as brine; diluted acid.

Part of speech: noun

Something preserved or flavored in pickle.

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Usage examples "pickle":

  1. If anything happens to us, we shall be in a nice pickle." - "The Box with the Broken Seals", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. She agreed that I could not do otherwise, but begged me to stay away from the theatre in future, telling me that she had got a rod in pickle for Tomatis which would make him repent of his impertinence. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  3. If a man happened to be poor and proud, it would be a pretty stiff undertaking to propose to the biggest pickle factory in the world, and I guess I don't make it any easier. - "The Love Affairs of Pixie", Mrs George de Horne Vaizey.