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There's a haberdasher's wife of small wit near him, that railed upon me till her Pink'd porringer fell off her head.
Was he doomed to sit up all night, tired as he was, with Tommy in one hand, and a spoon and pewter porringer in the other?
RUTH HALLFANNY FERN
Joyously she snatched down from the hook her porringer hat; her eyes shone as she thrust the enamel-headed pins through it.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
Gretel flew to the closet and filled a porringer with the food he liked, and put it upon the floor.
HANS BRINKERMARY MAPES DODGE
At last Gregory ordered the silver porringer which his mother Sylvia had given to him to be handed to the mendicant.
At last he awoke; and then Nellie gave him some milk from the porringer, and tried to rock him to sleep again.
Then my friend gave me a silver porringer full of wine-and-water.
When she saw my open eyes she went to a porringer placed at the top of the stove, and fed me with soup.
THE GREY WOMAN AND OTHER TALESMRS. (ELIZABETH) GASKELL
The pretty girl went upstairs, leaving Rene to finish his porringer of buckwheat in boiled milk.
AN OLD MAIDHONORE DE BALZAC
The piece thus becomes a bowl-shaped porringer, surrounded by a wide, flat edge.

WORDS RELATED TO PORRINGER

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION