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dill pickle

a cucumber pickle flavored with dill.
Origin of dill pickle
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • You must have given the dill pickle the surprise of her life.

  • He closed the discussion by spearing half a dill pickle with a fork and inserting it endwise in his mouth.

    The Competitive Nephew Montague Glass
  • I'm going to tell you about that one last night, over the ham sandwich, dill pickle and coffee.

  • For half a ham sandwich she gave me a piece of cold sausage, and I gave her a dill pickle for a greasy doughnut.

    The Long Day Dorothy Richardson
  • Lena liked her dill pickle and her banana; and she thrived on them.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • We replied to his question while the one-eyed girl carved a dill pickle and a sweet pickle each into three portions.

    The Long Day Dorothy Richardson
  • To my palate the dill pickle appeals as almost the acme of disagreeableness.

  • "I thought you always got along pretty good with Sam, Hymie," Abe mumbled through a mouthful of dill pickle.

    Potash & Perlmutter Montague Glass
  • Abe had started on his second dill pickle, and he held it in his hand as he turned around in his chair.

    Potash & Perlmutter Montague Glass
British Dictionary definitions for dill pickle

dill pickle

a pickled cucumber flavoured with dill
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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