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.
And then with all his might he threw the turnip straight at Fatty Coon.
Cato pronounced the cabbage the finest vegetable known, and the turnip figures in the well-known anecdote of Manius Curius .
Besides, if you planted a turnip in a cabbage-field, that does not make it a cabbage.
There may be turnip ghosts precisely because there are real ghosts.
The same insect attacks the turnip, cauliflower, and probably other plants.
Soon after I became minister, I stumbled one morning upon a small parcel lying in a turnip field adjoining the manse.
One of these, owing to a cross with the turnip, acquired the flavor of that vegetable.
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.