- a low dish or cup, often with a handle, from which soup, porridge, or the like is eaten.
Origin of porringer
Related Words for porringerdish, pot, basin, urn, plate, container, cup, bowl, platter, tray, crock, casserole, vessel, boat, tureen, porringer, saucer, pottery, ceramic, pitcher
Examples from the Web for porringer
Historical Examples of porringer
Two dogs are running: one after game, and another to a porringer.
It is derived from the Welsh posned, a porringer or little dish.Customs and Fashions in Old New England
Alice Morse Earle
There was a sort of porringer of farina, and some cakes of the same substance.The Three Midshipmen
I have the old Vanderdecken porringer, if it is the one with the cow on the cover.
I value this porringer more than almost any of my possessions.
- a small dish, often with a handle, for soup, porridge, etc