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  • porridgy — jē, ji adjective : of, relating to, or resembling porridge a porridgy modern wallpaper Jan Struther …   Useful english dictionary

  • porridgy — adjective see porridge …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • porridgy — See porridge. * * * …   Universalium

  • porridgy — adjective Resembling porridge …   Wiktionary

  • porridge — noun Etymology: alteration of pottage Date: circa 1643 a soft food made by boiling meal of grains or legumes in milk or water until thick • porridgy adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • porridge — noun 1》 chiefly Brit. a dish consisting of oatmeal or another cereal boiled with water or milk. 2》 Brit. informal time spent in prison. Derivatives porridgy adjective Origin C16 (denoting soup thickened with barley): alt. of pottage …   English new terms dictionary

  • porridge — n. 1 a dish consisting of oatmeal or another meal or cereal boiled in water or milk. 2 sl. imprisonment. Derivatives: porridgy adj. Etymology: 16th c.: alt. of POTTAGE …   Useful english dictionary

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