gherkin gherkin

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various small cucumbers pickled whole
  2. (n) small prickly cucumber

Usage(s):

  1. Even before it opened in April, it was known as the gherkin because it rises against the sky like a plump green pickle.
  2. Even before it opened in April, it was known as the gherkin because it rises against the sky like a plump green pickle.

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  • "I like modern architecture and a lot of what's being built," David says. "We broadly welcome fantastical buildings like the Gherkin or the London Eye. People love all that. But none of it comes through in domestic architecture. We want to...
    on Jun 2, 2007 By: David Dimbleby Source: ic Wales

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