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pottage

[ pot-ij ]
/ ˈpɒt ɪdʒ /
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noun
a thick soup made of vegetables, with or without meat.
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Origin of pottage

1175–1225; Middle English potage<Old French: literally, something in or from a pot1; see -age
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British Dictionary definitions for pottage

pottage
/ (ˈpɒtɪdʒ) /

noun
a thick meat or vegetable soup

Word Origin for pottage

C13: from Old French potage contents of a pot, from pot pot 1
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