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synonyms for burgoo

  • gruel
  • oatmeal
  • polenta
  • frumenty
  • grits
  • grout
  • loblolly
  • mush
  • pottage
  • crowdie
  • samp
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How to use burgoo in a sentence

We was off Minot's Ledge wid a northeaster, butt first, atop of us, thicker'n burgoo.
"CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS"RUDYARD KIPLING
Weve brought lots of lunch, and Im sure there is enough of Percys burgoo, or whatever it is, to feed a regiment.
THE MOTOR MAIDS BY PALM AND PINEKATHERINE STOKES
The burgoo or oatmeal gruel served at breakfast made him sick; he knew how it had been made in the cook's dirty pans.
IN CLIVE'S COMMANDHERBERT STRANG
All Kentuckians will vow they understand the true meaning of the word "burgoo."
THE BOOK OF CAMP-LORE AND WOODCRAFTDAN BEARD
When the burgoo is done dip it out and drink it from tin cups.
THE BOOK OF CAMP-LORE AND WOODCRAFTDAN BEARD
In one hand he held a pint flask and in the other a tin cup, which lately must have contained burgoo.
THOSE TIMES AND THESEIRVIN S. COBB
In retrospect I smell the burgoo a-cooking, and sympathetically my mouth waters.
THOSE TIMES AND THESEIRVIN S. COBB
He gave the men pea-soup and rice instead of burgoo and the wretched oatmeal mess which was the staple thing for breakfast.
NO DEFENSE, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Then came a merry clattering of tin cups as "Turkle" came by with buckets of burgoo, dipping it out with a long ladle.
SHAWN OF SKARROWJAMES TANDY ELLIS
Major LeCroix gave a burgoo at his locust grove on the river, to which all the candidates were invited.
SHAWN OF SKARROWJAMES TANDY ELLIS
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WORDS RELATED TO BURGOO

  • burgoo
  • crowdie
  • frumenty
  • grits
  • grout
  • gruel
  • loblolly
  • mush
  • oatmeal
  • polenta
  • pottage
  • samp
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.