pottage

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Englisch - Türkisch
koyu sebze çorbası
türlü yemeği
sebze çorba
{i} çorba (koyu)
{i} sulu sebze yemeği
thick soup
ezme çorbası
thick soup
koyu çorba
Englisch - Englisch
A thick soup or stew

He is a portly man, though he lives on pottage and mashes.

{n} usually called porridge, which see
{n} a kind of broth or milk
thick (often creamy) soup
A kind of food made by boiling vegetables or meat, or both together, in water, until soft; a thick soup or porridge
a stew of vegetables and (sometimes) meat
{i} thick soup
mess of pottage
Something of trivial value, especially of immediate value
sell one's birthright for a mess of pottage
To make an unfavorable exchange, especially of something of great, but deferred value for something of very low, but immediate value

a. 1832, Jeremy Bentham, Constitutional Code:An elector, who by his vote should contribute to the establishment of a constitution having for its effect, instead of the greatest happiness of the greatest number, the greatest or supposed greatest happiness of the ruling few at the expense of the happiness of the many, would, supposing himself to become in consequence of the misrule, a sufferer to a greater amount than that of the benefit received by his vote, be an Esau selling his birthright for a mess of pottage.

mess of pottage
anything of trivial value; "Esau sold his birthright to Jacob for a mess of pottage"
mess of pottage
anything of trivial value; "Esau sold his birthright to Jacob for a mess of pottage
pottage

    Silbentrennung

    pot·tage

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ 'pä-tij ] (noun.) 13th century. From Anglo-Norman, Old French potage, from pot + -age.

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