The parritch kettle will do as weel as a tea-kettle—where can be the difference?
An' fess a loaf o' white breid; we canna bide for the parritch.'
I wad advise ye to hae nocht to do wi' my mither's parritch.
By the time his lordship came up, the parritch was ready, and a dish of them placed before him.
Kirsty and Jenny, two country lassies, were supping their "parritch" from the same bicker in the harvest-field one morning.
Fitz McGinty lived i' a graund castle wi' thoosands o' sairvants to wait on him, an' he ate his parritch wi' a deemond spune.
And the words were true enough, for auld Fairmer Scott only gave me a pund a month and parritch twice a day.
Says he, "I dinna doubt but she wad mak my parritch, but the plague is, she wad be fair to sup the hauf o' them."
Why, it was parritch—plain, simple parritch; for it seems he prefers it to a' ither kind of food for his morning meal.
Gien I had yer Francie i' the parritch-pat, I wudna pike him oot, but fling frae me pat and parritch.