poor john

noun, often capitalized P&J

Definition of poor john

1 archaic : small cod or hake dried and salted
2 archaic : plain coarse food

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“Poor john.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poor%20john. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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