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pickle in Food, dish topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpicklepick‧le1 /ˈpɪkəl/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable] British EnglishDFF a thick cold sauce that is made from pieces of vegetables preserved in vinegar. It is usually eaten with cold meat or cheese cheese and pickle sandwiches a selection of cold meats and pickles2 pickles.jpg [countable] American EnglishDFF a cucumber preserved in vinegar or salt water, or a piece of this syn gherkin British English3 be in a (pretty) pickle
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pickleI thought I knew enough about eating a pickle without doing any fancy research.He was likely in a pickle, what with Uncle Dan being ill and just one maid left to do the lot.Dill and pickles, for example, are a strange combination, as is horseradish and roast beef.They shared George's ham and pickle rolls and Leon's dry vanilla-tasting cake and chocolate.a dill pickleCorned beef is prepared by the curing of brisket, plate, and rump cuts from fairly high-grade beef carcasses in pickle.This I corrected in a grocery store, piled with butter and big cheeses and shelves of pickles and bread.At both lunch and dinner, a small salad, miso soup, pickles and rice are included.Since then she had learned that pickle or sauce was a very rare treat.