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Correct spelling:
porridge
Definition:
A kind of pudding made by slowly stirring oatmeal amongst water while boiling till a thickened mass is formed; a kind of broth.

Synonyms:

noun
broth
borscht, bouillon, chowder, consomme, decoction, dishwater, gumbo, potage, pottage, splash, vichyssoise, Olio, decoctions, dishwaters, potages, gumbos, bouillons, chowders, pottages.
food
porridge.
warm cereal
burgoo, frumenty, grits, grout, gruel, loblolly, mush, oatmeal, pottage, Polenta, SAMP, Crowdie.
Examples of usage:
  1. The crooked old woman was so terrified that she gave him a supper of porridge and showed him a bed to sleep in. – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  2. In the evening she had another bowl of ice- porridge, and then she went off again to play by herself in the yard. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  3. She would go out and help the poor, talk to them, cheer them, nurse their babies even and stir their porridge, but she had not up to this point realized her own needs, and how urgent they could be and how importunate. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  4. Give me enough nurses of the right sort, and enough good, plain cooks, and meat three times a week, and milk and bread and rice and porridge every day, and I'd make a new place of any town in England in a year. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  5. I'm him; only, and he groaned awful, they've cheated me out of the porridge. – Cape Cod Stories The Old Home House by Joseph C. Lincoln

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