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pickle

[cf. OED, brine for culinary purposes] n. brine left after salt crystals have been collected from salt ponds; 1909 In three weeks of dry weather [there were]. . .solid sheets of salt. The remaining brine [was) known as "pickle"(Cowles 10). (Inagua, Mayag., White)

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Last update: 2010-11-09 04:26
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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