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porringer

noun por·rin·ger \-ən-jər\

Definition of PORRINGER

:  a low usually metal bowl with a single and usually flat and pierced handle

Origin of PORRINGER

alteration of Middle English potager, potynger, from Anglo-French potageer, from potage pottage
First Known Use: 1522

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