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  • n. A basic stew or porridge based on peas and/or corn.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • We are also indebted to Europeans for several words which, while probably of a native origin in this hemisphere, nonetheless seem to have entered North American English with indirect assistance from abroad: French -- particularly Canadian French -- imported toboggan, rubaboo

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VII No 4


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