porridge


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soft food made by boiling oatmeal or other meal or legumes in water or milk until thick

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The porridge is too hot, and my breath will cool it.
Pigling ate the peel, and washed up the porridge plates in the bucket.
Piperson was very affable; he slapped Pigling on the back, made lots of porridge and forgot to lock the meal chest.
The soap fell into the porridge while I was making it," she said.
As it was, I could find no words, neither black nor white, but handed him the letter, and sat down to the porridge with as little appetite for meat as ever a young man had.
The porridge, sweetened with some dry brown sugar from an old store which he had refrained from using for himself, stopped the cries of the little one, and made her lift her blue eyes with a wide quiet gaze at Silas, as he put the spoon into her mouth.
He says we should not eat porridge, for he has conjured the whole oven full of roast meats and fish and cakes.
Nicholas distended his stomach with a bowl of porridge, for much the same reason which induces some savages to swallow earth--lest they should be inconveniently hungry when there is nothing to eat.
Glegg, seeing that she did not proceed to give it him as usual, when he had finished his porridge.
Howiver, I've made a drap more porridge nor common this mornin'.
Bonaparte himself, not trusting to his generals, moved with all the Guards to the field of battle, afraid of letting a ready victim escape, and Bagration's four thousand men merrily lighted campfires, dried and warmed themselves, cooked their porridge for the first time for three days, and not one of them knew or imagined what was in store for him.
She ate the curdled milk, but the porridge she would not eat, saying that she was too weary.
I should like cabbage soup and porridge better than anything; but of course there's nothing like that here.
He's expected at noon, and no wight till he comes May profane the great chair, or the porridge of plums For the best of the cheer, and the seat by the fire, Is the undenied right of the Barefooted Friar.
Then shall he taste some of his own porridge," quoth Will.