ginger nut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ginger nut a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
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Usage

In literature:

Women went about with oranges and ginger-beer, and there was a terrible consumption of nuts going on.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Those most common in Ceylon are the cocoa-nut and gingerly oils.
"Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
Ginger-nuts for Tony, twopence, and a mug with a Grenadier on for the Postman, fourpence, that's elevenpence.
"Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories" by Juliana Horatio Ewing
SAM, ask the gentleman behind if his boy would like a ginger-nut.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100., Jan. 31, 1891" by Various
First, Turkey; second, Nippers; third, Ginger Nut.
"The Piazza Tales" by Herman Melville
Remove the stones and fill the centres with a mixture of chopped nuts and ginger.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
The chariot was stored with sugar biscuits, and there were fruit and ginger nuts under the seat.
"Stories from Hans Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Ginger-nuts for Tony, twopence, and a mug with a Grenadier on for the Postman, fourpence, that's elevenpence.
"Jackanapes" by Juliana Horatio Ewing
Tell the bearer not to forget to bring me a fairing, which is some ginger-bread, sweetmeat, hunting-nuts, and a pocket-book.
"Highways & Byways in Sussex" by E.V. Lucas
Women went about with oranges and ginger-beer, and there was a terrible consumption of nuts going on.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
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In poetry:

What d'ye meän,
When I've a-brought ye such a bunch
O' theäse nice ginger-nuts to crunch?
An' here, John, here! you teäke a vew.
"Eclogue:--John, Jealous At Shroton Feäir" by William Barnes

In news:

Whole-Grain Apple Crisp With Nuts, Dried Fruit , and Ginger.
Whole-Grain Apple Crisp With Nuts, Dried Fruit, and Ginger.
If you're not a fan of candied ginger, try topping these Sweet Potato Buttermilk Muffins with chopped nuts instead.
This versatile pilaf captures the nutty flavor of quinoa , accented with onions, garlic, cranberries, pine nuts, parsley and ginger.
You can change the ingredients in the filling, adding ground nuts, candied ginger or other flavorings.
Carrot-Ginger Soup with Macadamia Nuts.
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