pottage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman, Old French potage, from pot + -age.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pottage (plural pottages)

  1. (now archaic or regional) A thick soup or stew.
    • 2009, Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall, Fourth Estate 2010, p. 328:
      He is a portly man, though he lives on pottage and mashes.

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