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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thick (often creamy) soup; A stew of vegetables and (sometimes) meat.

Usage examples (34)
  • And, when you come to think of it, Jacob's mess of pottage is the most expensive dish on record.
  • That's a popular delicacy, much more appealing to some tastes than "pottage" - especially when it is said to be a "mess".
  • Esau probably thought the pottage was a good exchange, too, but look how that turned out.
  • She then brought me a kind of pottage, which I was obliged to take, though not very palatable. for more
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