skillygalee
Skilligalee Skil`li*ga*lee", n. A kind of thin, weak broth or oatmeal porridge, served out to prisoners and paupers in England; also, a drink made of oatmeal, sugar, and water, sometimes used in the English navy or army. [Written also {skilligolee}, {skillygalee}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Skilligalee — Skil li*ga*lee , n. A kind of thin, weak broth or oatmeal porridge, served out to prisoners and paupers in England; also, a drink made of oatmeal, sugar, and water, sometimes used in the English navy or army. [Written also {skilligolee},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skilligolee — Skilligalee Skil li*ga*lee , n. A kind of thin, weak broth or oatmeal porridge, served out to prisoners and paupers in England; also, a drink made of oatmeal, sugar, and water, sometimes used in the English navy or army. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Food logistics during the American Civil War — The food logistics during the American Civil War were complicated. During the American Civil War, the task of feeding the massive amounts of soldiers of the armies of the Union and Confederacy fell to the respective national governments, or to… …   Wikipedia

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