- 1North American A stew or thick soup, typically made for an outdoor meal.More example sentences
- Among our fans, he is as popular as burgoo and as recognizable as the Keeneland logo.
- Mutton gives the burgoo the same oomph that squirrel and other wild game formerly provided.
- Legend has it that burgoo can be kept going for months and any kind of meat from squirrel, rabbit, venison, and bear can be used.
- 1.1An outdoor meal at which burgoo is served.More example sentences
- They were invited to ‘a burgoo,’ according to A Treasury of Southern Folklore by B.A. Botkin.
- The money from the burgoos was earmarked for air conditioning the new hall and for the philanthropies of Council 4175.
- There is so much sheer life in this potpourri of feudin' and foxin' horseflesh and womanflesh, verse and rime, superstition, burgoos, and jokes.
- 1.2chiefly Nautical A thick porridge.More example sentences
- Me mam once said that burgoo (porridge) will "put a skin on your belly like velvet."
- In the British Royal Navy, Burgoo refers to a thick oatmeal gruel or porridge.
- Burgoo was originally a thin gruel or porridge made by sailors in the 17th century.
from Arabic burġul.
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