Race ginger

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Race ginger ginger in the root, or not pulverized.
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Usage

In literature:

One of his familiar blushes raced over Ginger's face.
"The Adventures of Sally" by P. G. Wodehouse
Barbados ginger is in shorter flatter races, of a darker color, and covered with a corrugated epidermis.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
To make another yellow, put a little saffron-water, nutmeg, as much cinamon as to the red jelly, and a race of ginger sliced.
"The accomplisht cook" by Robert May
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In poetry:

Jist to intraj'uice me cobber, an 'is name is Ginger Mick -
A rorty boy, a naughty boy, wiv rude impressions thick
In 'is casu'l conversation, an' the wicked sort o' face
That gives the sudden shudders to the lor-abidin' race.
"Introduction to Ginger Mick" by C J Dennis