Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of porringer.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It should be stated that the word porringer, as used by English collectors, usually refers to a deep cup with a cover and two handles, while what we call porringers are known to these collectors as bleeding-basins or tasters.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • For others, well, the catalog is a gateway to the material culture of the colonial past in North America, featuring everything from tinware lanterns and redware porringers to clothing and patterns, even 18th-century scissors for do-it-yourselfers.

    Applause for Re-Enactors

  • And potherbs, steeped in vinegar, in porringers thereby!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The “Muhit” tells us that is a tree parcel yellow and red growing in parts of India and China, its leaf is that of the Tamarisk (Tarfá); its flower is coloured red, yellow and white; it bears a grain like mustard-seed (Khardal) and of its wood they make porringers.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Dark young men in round caps serve glasses of peppered vodka cradled in porringers of crushed ice.

    Underworld

  • Dark young men in round caps serve glasses of peppered vodka cradled in porringers of crushed ice.

    Underworld

  • They affect Rims cars, out of the way, heavy rhymes: e.g. here Sakáríj (plur. of Sakrúj, platters, porringers); Tayáhíj (plur. of Tayhúj, the smaller caccabis-partridge); Tabáhíj (Persian Tabahjah, an me et or a stew of meat, onions, eggs, etc.)

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Dark young men in round caps serve glasses of peppered vodka cradled in porringers of crushed ice.

    Underworld

  • Take two porringers of cream and one of white wine, grate in the skin of a lemon, take the whites of three eggs, sweeten it to your taste, then whip it with a whisk, take off the froth as it rises, and put it into your sillabub-glasses or pots, whether you have, then they are fit for use.

    English Housewifery

  • All trotting down with porringers and tommycans to be filled.

    Ulysses

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