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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thick spicy stew of whatever meat and whatever vegetables are available; A gathering at which a certain type of stew is served; Porridge made of rolled oats.

Usage examples (31)
  • The burgoo was a mixture of oatmeal and scraps of beef fat that had simmered all night on the galley stove.
  • "I doubt she'll like burgoo, " Dalton said earnestly.
  • The galley cooked a last burgoo, a generous one, with great chunks of pork and beef floating in the greasy oats.
  • After dat is dinner sumtimes a burgoo stew or a smoked brisket or a BBQ or fried chicken and then to top it off PIE! for more
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