Pickle
Pickle Pic"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pickled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pickling}.] 1. To preserve or season in pickle; to treat with some kind of pickle; as, to pickle herrings or cucumbers. [1913 Webster]

2. To give an antique appearance to; -- said of copies or imitations of paintings by the old masters. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(for preserving meat), / (for preserving meats or vegetables) / , , (colloq.)


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