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Definition of Porringer

Porringer
Porringer Por"rin*ger, n. [OE. pottanger, for pottager; cf. F. potager a soup basin. See Porridge.] A porridge dish; esp., a bowl or cup from which children eat or are fed; as, a silver porringer. --Wordsworth.

Meaning of Porringer from wikipedia

- A porringer is a shallow bowl, between 4 and 6 inches (100 to 150mm) in diameter, and 1½" to 3" (40 to 80mm) deep; the form originated in the medieval...
- streams of whiskey, filling any vessel to hand with the substance. “Caps, porringers, and other vessels" were all gathered to lap up the burning liquid, resulting...
- centuries, although the metal was also used for many other items including porringers (shallow bowls), plates, dishes, basins, spoons, measures, flagons, communion...
- for actual drinking. Related vessels to the Scottish quaich include the porringer, a larger vessel typically 6 inches (15 cm) in diameter with one (US colonial)...
- traditional food preparation container in the Philippines used for cooking. Porringer – a shallow bowl, between 4 and 6 inches in diameter, and 1½" to 3" deep;...
- the turned cylinder; Hunger was shred into atomics in every ****hing porringer of husky chips of potato, fried with some reluctant drops of oil. "Pub...
- Alexander for making himself a god and said, "The hopes of our god are in a porringer of broth", when the physician prescribed a broth to Alexander. Plutarch...
- Tuppy any money, has stolen the silver porringer he wished to sell to Tom. Bertie tries to return the porringer, but is caught, and hides the object in...
- sorts and sizes; coffee, sugar, and milk pots; pint, 1/2 pint and gill porringers; soup, table and teaspoons; round-bowl spoons, soup ladles, quart and...
- copper pot with a copper cover (4s), one pewter dish (6d), one pewter porringer (3d), and one pair of shoes (6d). Daniels received 32 lashes for theft...