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gherkin


  • n  any of various small cucumbers pickled whole
  • n  small prickly cucumber

  • What you'll be looking at may be the most gratifying specimen of Modernist invention since Foster's "gherkin," the torpedo-shaped office building he dropped on London two years ago.
  • Even before it opened in April, it was known as the gherkin because it rises against the sky like a plump green pickle.
  • 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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  • David Dimbleby in ic Wales
    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...

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