And speaking of silver, I have wished for years that I could find a trace of the old Vanderdecken porringer.
It is derived from the Welsh posned, a porringer or little dish.
I have the old Vanderdecken porringer, if it is the one with the cow on the cover.
There was a sort of porringer of farina, and some cakes of the same substance.
Galope-Chopine turned pale himself and dropped his porringer on the table.
I value this porringer more than almost any of my possessions.
Miss-Lay'd, who left her porringer of flour and milk where the cat got at it.
porringer, (from porridge) 'a vessel in which broth is eaten.'
A crust of bread and an onion in the morning, a porringer of soup in the evening, and for the night a bundle of straw.
He had not much trouble in finishing what was left in the porringer.