Definition of Porgies

1. Noun. (plural of porgy) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of porgie) ¹

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Definition of Porgies

1. porgy [n] - See also: porgy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porgies

pore over
pore space
pore spaces
poreblind
pored
porer
porers
pores
porewater
porewaters
porfimer sodium
porge
porged
porges
porgie
porgies (current term)
porging
porgy
porier
poriest
porifer
poriferal
poriferan
poriferans
poriferologist
poriferologists
poriferology
poriferous
porifers
poriform

Literary usage of Porgies

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1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"GENUS CALAMUS SWAINSON The porgies This genus contains some 12 species, all American, all shore- fishes, all closely related, and all excellent food-fishes. ..."

2. Oysters and Fish by Thomas Jefferson Murrey (1888)
"Fried porgies with Salt Pork. —The much-abused porgy is one of the sweetest ... Select four good-sized porgies, and clean them, but do not remove the heads. ..."

3. The Murrey Collection of Cookery Books by Thomas Jefferson Murrey (1895)
"Fried porgies with Salt Pork. —The much-abused porgy is one of the sweetest ... Select four good-sized porgies, and clean them, but do not remove the heads. ..."

4. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1860)
"... or porgies. See Porgy. 2. (Dutch, schop.) A swing. A New York word. To SCUP. (Dutch, schoppen.) To swing. Common in New York. SCUPPERNONG GRAPE. ..."

5. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1903)
"You know that he was the smallest of them all, and so his name was Small porgies. He ate up all those boxes and packets and bales and things that had been ..."

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