Definition of Pea soup

1. Noun. A thick soup made of dried peas (usually made into a puree).

Generic synonyms: Soup

2. Noun. A heavy thick yellow fog.
Exact synonyms: Pea-souper
Generic synonyms: Fog

Definition of Pea soup

1. Noun. A thick soup made with dried split peas and various other ingredients. ¹

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Literary usage of Pea soup

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"Bind with half the butter, and flour, cooked together. Add salt, pepper, and the remaining butter in small pieces. pea soup. 1 can Marrowfat peas. ..."

2. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"pea soup. Put on a quart of peas in a gallon of water, with a ham bone, roast beef or mutton bones, four onions, and two heads of celery ; boil till ..."

3. Mrs. Putnam's Receipt Book: And Young Housekeeper's Assistant by E. Putnam (1876)
"Served with a dish of boiled rice, to eat with it, or toasted bread. GREEN pea soup. Put a shin of veal to boil in four quarts of water, with two onions, ..."

4. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"... Clements chambers in the college ; where there was the largest turbot she had ever beheld at the top, roast veal at the bottom, pea-soup in the middle; ..."

5. The Young House-keeper: Or, Thoughts on Food and Cookery by William Andrus Alcott (1839)
"pea soup. Bean porridge. THE complaint has been almost universal, that peas and beans, especially the latter, produce flatulence, and are heating and ..."

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