- pottage: see porridge
- pottage (n.)
- "soup, broth," c. 1200, potage, literally "that which is put in a pot," from Old French potage "vegetable soup, food cooked in a pot," from pot "pot" (see pot (n.1)). The spelling with double -t- is from early 15c.
- 1. Esau sold his birthright to Jacob for a mess of pottage.
- 2. A nice mess of pottage was served at the beginning.
- 3. I know him not should I meet him in my pottage dish.
- 4. Voters have thrice said no to this mess of pottage.
- 5. A choice of pottage ( thick soup ) or consomm é ( clear soup ).
- 浓汤(一般指蔬菜或菜肉浓汤 ) 或清汤 ( 一般指清炖肉汤或鸡茶 ) 任选一种.
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