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Congee   Listen
Congee  n.  
Boiled rice; rice gruel. (India)
A jail; a lockup. (India)
Congee discharges, rice water discharges.
Congee water, water in which rice has been boiled.

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"Congee" Quotes from Famous Books

... rendezvous, and 'dilettante' and 'vogue' sometimes are printed in italics. Among other words which have been borrowed at various times and more or less naturalized, but which are now being driven out of the language, are the following: confrere, congee, cortege, dishabille, distrait, ensemble, fete, flair, mellay (now melee), nonchalance, provenance, renconter, &c. On the other hand, it is satisfactory to note that 'employee' appears to be ...
— Society for Pure English, Tract 3 (1920) - A Few Practical Suggestions • Society for Pure English

Words linked to "Congee" :   conge, take leave, quit, dismissal, permission, jook, bow, gruel, molding, sack, depart, liberation

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