Definition of gruel in English:
A thin liquid food of oatmeal or other meal boiled in milk or water.
- Their only recompense is thin gruel and some bread at the end of the day.
- Twice a day inmates receive two pieces of dry bread and weak tea; at midday they are handed a portion of soup or thin gruel.
- It was a gourmet meal compared to the thin gruel we had been living off of mostly.
Definition of gruel in:
- British & World English dictionary
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