"pepper" Definition

Definitions for the word "pepper" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
1 hot aromatic condiment from the dried berries of certain plants. 2 anything pungent. 3 a capsicum plant, grown as a vegetable. B its fruit. v. 1 sprinkle or treat with or as if with pepper. 2 pelt with missiles. [sanskrit pippali]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. slang
to thrash, or strike.—_Pugilistic_, but used by Shakspeare.—_Eastern Counties._
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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