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Word: porridge

Definition: soft food made by boiling oatmeal


Sentences Containing 'porridge'

And gravely glancing at Mr. Darcy,``There is a fine old saying, which everybody here is of course familiar with:`Keep your breath to cool your porridge'; and I shall keep mine to swell my song.''
His life is a mystery to the partner of his joys and sorrows--I again allude to his wife--and if I should assure you that beyond knowing that it is passed from morning to night at the office, I now know less of it than I do of the man in the south, connected with whose mouth the thoughtless children repeat an idle tale respecting cold plum porridge, I should adopt a popular fallacy to express an actual fact.
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