Congee water
Congee Con*gee", n. 1. [Tamil ka[ncir]shi boilings.] Boiled rice; rice gruel. [India] [1913 Webster]

2. A jail; a lockup. [India] [1913 Webster]

{Congee discharges}, rice water discharges. --Dunglison.

{Congee water}, water in which rice has been boiled. [1913 Webster]


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  • Congee — Con*gee , n. 1. [Tamil ka[ncir]shi boilings.] Boiled rice; rice gruel. [India] [1913 Webster] 2. A jail; a lockup. [India] [1913 Webster] {Congee discharges}, rice water discharges. Dunglison. {Congee water}, water in which rice has been boiled.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Congee discharges — Congee Con*gee , n. 1. [Tamil ka[ncir]shi boilings.] Boiled rice; rice gruel. [India] [1913 Webster] 2. A jail; a lockup. [India] [1913 Webster] {Congee discharges}, rice water discharges. Dunglison. {Congee water}, water in which rice has been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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