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  1. Chiefly British Informal. pea soup(def 2).
  2. Canadian Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a French Canadian.
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Origin of pea-souper

First recorded in 1885–90; pea soup + -er1
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Historical Examples

  • On March 13 there was a tremendous fall of snow, and worst "pea-souper" we had had during the previous year.

    The Home of the Blizzard

    Douglas Mawson