- a Scot word for porridge
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Examples from the Web for parritch
An' fess a loaf o' white breid; we canna bide for the parritch.'Robert Falconer
I wad advise ye to hae nocht to do wi' my mither's parritch.The Men of the Moss-Hags
S. R. Crockett
We should like to convince you that Scotch parritch has some real solid metal in it.
They huddled close for warmth in their little cottage and were grateful for parritch and shelter.
Why, it was parritch—plain, simple parritch; for it seems he prefers it to a' ither kind of food for his morning meal.