Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of turnip.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I would mix in turnips with the wheat/oats as well.

    Food Plots

  • I swear a bag of turnips is smarter and more creative than Palin sycophants.

    Think Progress » Fox News: Palin’s ‘Telepalmer’ Notes Were A Clever Plot To Call Attention To Obama’s Teleprompter

  • Tom Sawyer called the hogs “ingots,” and he called the turnips and stuff “julery,” and we would go to the cave and powwow over what we had done, and how many people we had killed and marked.

    The War of The Worlds

  • My favorite way to eat rutabagas or turnips is a follows:

    rutabagas

  • He said, We had come out from Ireland just the year before, and there was a large family of us, all young children, and all my father had been able to do was to clear the little piece of land and put in turnips, and we lived on turnips all winter.

    Canadian Empire Builders

  • The meat-and-two-veg recipe is simple enough: fresh skirt steak from a local butcher, swedes which, confusingly, are called turnips in Cornwall, potatoes and a dollop of clotted cream.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • They have a new root crop at Sellanraa called turnips, sending up a colossal growth of green waving leaves out of the earth, and nothing can keep the cows away from them — the beasts break down all hedgework, and storm in, bellowing.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • And so the hunter enters the tipi and eats corn and turnips, which is what they would have at that time of year, maybe with wild greens from the trail, flavored with sage and other things like that.

    Coyote Medicine

  • "Come and see, and take what you want, Nancy; there is plenty of potatoes and carrots and onions, and beets I believe; the turnips are all gone."

    The Wide, Wide World

  • Tom Sawyer called the hogs "ingots," and he called the turnips and stuff "julery," and we would go to the cave and powwow over what we had done, and how many people we had killed and marked.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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