a shallow metal bowl (usually with a handle);
"the child was eating pottage from a porringer"
- In the big porringer they put fish meat and Jiangnan vegetable grains.
- "And often after sunset, sir,When it is light and fair,I take my little porringer,And eat my supper there.
- Hunger was shred into atomies in every farthing porringer of husky chips of potato, fried with some reluctant drops of oil.
- For instance, my breakfast was for a long time bread and milk (no tea), and I ate it out of a two penny earthen porringer, with a pewter spoon.
- Of this festive composition each boy had one porringer, and no more-except on occasions of great public rejoicing, when he had two ounces and a quarter of bread besides.
- I take my little porringer,