Down there in the turnip greene and the tears, hope remained alive.
On dessert menu at one new hotel, a “Mondae”—frozen lard covered in borsch with a turnip on top.
This grows large like a turnip, and is preserved in the same way.
The only way to get all round a turnip at once is to eat the turnip.
Cato pronounced the cabbage the finest vegetable known, and the turnip figures in the well-known anecdote of Manius Curius .
turnip and rape require at least three pounds of seed to the acre.
There may be turnip ghosts precisely because there are real ghosts.
Could you direct me, sir, to a hostelry they call the 'Pig and turnip'?
Soon after I became minister, I stumbled one morning upon a small parcel lying in a turnip field adjoining the manse.
Club root is a disease of the cabbage, turnip, cauliflower, etc.
1530s, turnepe, probably from turn (from its shape, as though turned on a lathe) + Middle English nepe "turnip," from Old English næp, from Latin napus "turnip." The modern form of the word emerged late 18c.