Definition of porringer in English:
A small bowl, typically with a handle, used for soup, stew, or similar dishes.
- One vessel, a stoneware porringer with twisted handles, painted cobalt blue, is a form uncommon for the time, and has not appeared at other American colonial sites.
- Once that was finished, I was to start putting the stew into the porringers and ring the meal bell.
- Eddy slurped up what remained of his stew and sent his porringer down the table.
Late Middle English (earlier as potager and pottinger): from Old French potager, from potage 'contents of a pot'.
Words that rhyme with porringerencourager
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