Definition of slumgullion in English:

slumgullion

Syllabification: slum·gul·lion
Pronunciation: /ˌsləmˈɡəlyən
 
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noun

US informal
Cheap or insubstantial stew.
More example sentences
  • Once the final notes of ‘Hey Sailor’ had been played, we all clapped, and Batcha's galley-maid and another kitchen-hand sent porringers of vegetable slumgullion down the long tables for our evening meal.
  • This Christmas was nothing spectacular, and not at all rich for sailors like us - we had our Christmas services and the galley and prayed over our meal of slumgullion and treats of candied fruits.
  • I told him, then spooned more slumgullion into my mouth.

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