Definition of Ketchup

1. Noun. Thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes.

Exact synonyms: Catsup, Cetchup, Tomato Ketchup
Generic synonyms: Condiment



Definition of Ketchup

1. n. A sauce. See Catchup.

Definition of Ketchup

1. Noun. A tomato-vinegar based sauce. ¹

2. Noun. Such a sauce more generally (not necessarily based on tomatoes), or a specific brand or kind of such sauce – see usage notes below. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ketchup

1. a spicy tomato sauce [n -S]

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Literary usage of Ketchup

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1. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"They admit, as in the case of the manufacture of fruit sirups, that tomato ketchup can be sterilized and kept properly until the bottle is opened for ..."

2. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"Mushroom ketchup, another way. Take a stew-pan full of the large-flap mushrooms, that are not worm-eaten, and the skins and fringe of those ..."

3. Childhood and Character: An Introduction to the Study of the Religious Life by Hugh Hartshorne (1919)
"He ate ketchup on his bread and on his meat and on everything. He ate too much ketchup. Hia friends all said, " If you eat so much ketchup, you will be sick ..."

4. Cooley's Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the by Arnold James Cooley (1892)
"ketchup, Cu'cumber. Prep. Prom ripe cucumbers, in the same way as mushroom ketchup. Very luscious. Mixed with cream or melted butter it forms an excellent ..."

5. The Law of Pure Food and Drugs, National and State: With Appendices by William Wheeler Thornton (1912)
"Tomato ketchup. A tomato ketchup labeled as containing "one-tenth of one percent of benzoate of soda" is mislabeled if it contains 0.205 percent of the ..."

6. The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete Culinary Encyclopedia... With Numerous by N. K. M. Lee (1832)
"Obs.—If you have no broth, put in half a pint of water, and just before you give it the List boil up, add to it another'table-spoonful of mushroom ketchup, ..."

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