An avid gardener, he resides in the Hough neighborhood of Cleveland with his wife, Brenda, and their two dogs, Gypsy and ginger.
ginger discrimination—particularly among boys—is a real problem, says artist Thomas Knights.
Open on ginger White looking out a window on an overcast day.
The Spice Girls never were the same after Geri “ginger” Halliwell defected, and the band dissolved shortly thereafter.
Stuff the bass with the ginger, lemon slices and fennel fronds.
Now that the burning of the ginger had worn off, he was as bad as ever.
If you put the syrup hot to the ginger at first, it will shrink and shrivel.
They may be advantageously combined with some simple aromatic, as ginger, cinnamon, or peppermint.
Repeat this wiping every day, rub a mixture of pepper and ginger on the inside, and put a large piece of charcoal into it.
They had been well primed with ginger cordial, and were obstreperous to a gratifying degree.
mid-14c., from Old English gingifer, from Medieval Latin gingiber, from Latin zingiberi, from Greek zingiberis, from Prakrit (Middle Indic) singabera, from Sanskrit srngaveram, from srngam "horn" + vera- "body," so called from the shape of its root. But this may be Sanskrit folk etymology, and the word may be from an ancient Dravidian name that also produced the Malayalam name for the spice, inchi-ver, from inchi "root." Cf. gin (v.). The word apparently was readopted in Middle English from Old French gingibre (Modern French gingembre). Meaning "spirit, spunk, temper" is from 1843, American English. Ginger-ale recorded by 1822; ginger-snap as a type of cookie is from 1855, American English.
Energy; pep; pizzazz: the effervescent quality that used to be called ''ginger''
[1843+; fr the practice of putting ginger under a horse's tail to increase its mettle and showiness, noted by 1785]