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Chowder   Listen
noun
Chowder  n.  
1.
(Cookery) A dish made of fresh fish or clams, biscuit, onions, etc., stewed together.
2.
A seller of fish. (Prov. Eng.)
Chowder beer, a liquor made by boiling black spruce in water and mixing molasses with the decoction.






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"Chowder" Quotes from Famous Books



... denying that Willie's disregard for the meal hour had become what she termed "chronical" and severely taxed her forbearance; or that since she was a creature of human limitations she did at times protest when the chowder stood forgotten in the tureen until it was of Arctic temperature; nor had she ever acquired the grace of spirit to amiably view freshly baked popovers shrivel neglected into nothingness. Try as she would to curb her tongue, under such circumstances, ...
— Flood Tide • Sara Ware Bassett

... me that could contribute to my comfort or recovery. Ices, delicious drinks, flowers, rare and costly fruits, were constantly supplied to me. For my dishes I was indebted to the skill of Scipio's helpmate, Chloe, and through her I became acquainted with the Creole delicacies of "gumbo", "fish chowder," fricasseed frogs, hot "waffles," stewed tomatoes, and many other dainties of the Louisiana cuisine. From the hands of Scipio himself I did not refuse a slice of "roasted 'possum," and went even so far as to taste a "'coon steak,"—but only once, and I regarded it as once too often. Scipio, ...
— The Quadroon - Adventures in the Far West • Mayne Reid

... rigging, and made a real swing for us. We have long fish-lines which we throw over the ship's side. Once a gentleman on board caught a beautiful dolphin, all green and blue and gold. The steward made a nice chowder out of the dolphin for our lunch, and we had baked dolphin for dinner ...
— The Nursery, July 1877, XXII. No. 1 - A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers • Various

... sufficient number of good points to carry him through, even if nothing good should occur to him on the spot. Thus wise people, in going on a fishing excursion, take with them not merely their fishing tackle, but a few fish; and then, if they are not sure of their luck, they will be sure of their chowder. ...
— Women and the Alphabet • Thomas Wentworth Higginson



Words linked to "Chowder" :   Manhattan clam chowder, soup, fish chowder, clam chowder, New England clam chowder, corn chowder



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