Indian relish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Indian relish a spicy condiment made of chopped fruits or vegetables cooked in vinegar and sugar with ginger and spices
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Usage

In literature:

The thing was evidently ill relished by the Indians.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
The Indians have a mode of preparing it which makes it very relishable.
"The Discovery of Yellowstone Park" by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
When she had finished, she cut two of them into six pieces each and gave each Indian a piece which he ate with the greatest relish.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Both whites and Indians relish them; but more especially the redskins.
"Gaspar the Gaucho" by Mayne Reid
Henry had become used to Indian food long since, and he ate with relish.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The Indians seemed to relish it, however, and the remaining dog ate enormously.
"The Boy Scouts on the Yukon" by Ralph Victor
Even the Indians will not eat it; while they relish that of the black species.
"Bruin" by Mayne Reid
There was nothing gingerly about the action this time, and the Indian noted that the boy's jaws worked with evident relish.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
Tut, 'tis our specialty, these American Indian relishes!
"Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Sir James M. Barrie
The Indians did not, according to Jeeka, quite relish the propinquity.
"Wild Life in the Land of the Giants" by Gordon Stables
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In news:

But Indian bosses relish a challenge.
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