Definition of Porringers

1. Noun. (plural of porringer) ¹



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Definition of Porringers

1. porringer [n] - See also: porringer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porringers

porrected
porrecting
porrection
porrections
porrects
porret
porrets
porridge
porridgelike
porridges
porridgey
porridgy
porrigo
porrigos
porringer
porringers (current term)
port
port-o-john
port-o-johns
port-o-potty
port-wine stain
port arms
port cities
port city
port forwarding
port of call
port of entry
port watcher
port wine

Literary usage of Porringers

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1. Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1898)
"1 I Home Life in Colonial Days " The porringers that In a row Hung high and made a glittering show " * These porringers were in many sizes, from tiny little ..."

2. Old London Silver, Its History, Its Makers and Its Marks by Montague Howard (1903)
"69(1705) porringers, for porridge or soup, were f1rst made in the last half of the seventeenth century. They differ from caudle- cups in that the sides are ..."

3. The House and Home: A Practical Book by Lyman Abbott (1896)
"Accenting tints of color may be free- " The porringers that in a row Hung high and made a glittering show." ly introduced. This can be done not only in the ..."

4. Story, Essay, and Verse: Modern Prose and Poetry Selected from the Atlantic by Charles Swain Thomas, Harry Gilbert Paul (1921)
"Brother Juniper felt such sorrow that he wished to have two porringers made of ... I'd make of this, thy crown, two porringers, One for my food and one for ..."

5. Story, Essay, and Verse: Modern Prose and Poetry Selected from the Atlantic by Harry Gilbert Paul, Charles Swain Thomas (1921)
"I'd make of this, thy crown, two porringers, One for my food and one for drink, that I, Touching in hunger or in thirst their rims, Might learn to face ..."

6. American Silver of the XVII & XVIII Centuries: A Study Based on the by Alphonso Trumpbour Clearwater, Clara Louise Avery (1920)
"porringers The prototype of the American porringer was doubtless the shallow bowl with handles, widely used in Europe throughout the Middle Ages for soup ..."

7. American Silver of the XVII & XVIII Centuries: A Study Based on the by Alphonso Trumpbour Clearwater, Clara Louise Avery (1920)
"porringers The prototype of the American porringer was doubtless the shallow bowl with handles, widely used in Europe throughout the Middle Ages for soup ..."

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