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  1. (noun) An edible product, such as a cucumber, that has been preserved and flavored in a solution of brine or vinegar.
  2. (noun) A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
  3. (noun) A chemical solution, such as an acid, that is used as a bath to remove scale and oxides from the surface of metals before plating or finishing.
  4. (noun) Informal A disagreeable or troublesome situation; a plight. See Synonyms at predicament.
  5. (noun) Baseball A rundown.
  6. (verb-transitive) To preserve or flavor (food) in a solution of brine or vinegar.
  7. (verb-transitive) To treat (metal) in a chemical bath.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Trying to "ketchup" with consumer demand for healthier foods, H.J. Heinz dropped the gherkin pickle from the condiment's more-than-a-century-old label logo and spruced it up with a tomato on the vine with the slogan "Grown not made." - Heinz ketchup spruces up label with a tomato
  2. How the script emerges from this pickle is a place of extreme spoiler territory and delicious screen surprise. - Flixnjoystix.com! » FlixnJoystix Presents: The Screening Room! Quickie Reviews Of WORLD’S GREATEST DAD, IT MIGHT GET LOUD, & More!
  3. I heard the "this pickle is as cream filled as the pickle that got me into this pickle" line, then saw a pee joke in the other video. 3 guesses which one I voted for. nofiFilms soul quest looks lame. does adult swim really need another aqua teen? will yes! - TV News: Vote For Totally 4 Teens to Become a New Adult Swim Show (A /Film Fave!) | /Film
  4. UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: First you'll select the master arm switch, like you said, and then you'll press what we call the pickle button, right here. - CNN Transcript Apr 9, 2003
  5. 'Th' Rambler fr'm Clare 'beautifully on what they call a pickle-e-o befure they sarved a rayplivin writ on him. - Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen


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