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: preserved in or cured with pickle
: drunk sense 1a
gets thoroughly pickled before dinner —New Yorker
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circa 1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: preserved with salt water or vinegar
: very drunk or intoxicated
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occurring twice a year or every two years
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