congee


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con·gee 1

 (kŏn′jē′, -zhē′)
n.
Variant of congé.

con·gee 2

 (kŏn′jē)
n.
A traditional Asian rice porridge.

[Tamil kañci.]

congee

(ˈkɒndʒiː) or

conjee

n
(Cookery) a gruel of boiled rice and water
vb (tr)
(Cookery) to prepare (something) in a conjee

con•gé

(ˈkɒn ʒeɪ, -dʒeɪ, kɔ̃ˈʒeɪ)

n.
1. leave-taking; farewell.
2. permission to depart.
3. sudden dismissal.
4. a bow or obeisance.
5. a concave architectural molding.
[1695–1705; < French; see congee]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.congee - a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast
gruel - a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)
2.congee - (architecture) a concave moldingcongee - (architecture) a concave molding  
moulding, molding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
3.congee - formal permission to depart; "he gave me his conge"
permission, permit, license - the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
4.congee - an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
Verb1.congee - depart after obtaining formal permission; "He has congeed with the King"
take leave, quit, depart - go away or leave
2.congee - perform a ceremonious bow
bow, bow down - bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"
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My daughter Rebecca, so please your Grace,'' answered Isaac, with a low congee, nothing embarrassed by the Prince's salutation, in which, however, there was at least as much mockery as courtesy.
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Breakfast experience: featuring two varieties of congee with condiments, fried rice or fried noodles, a dim sum selection, fried dough fritters (crullers), hard boiled eggs, Chinese tea, fresh fruit and soy milk, Chinese culinary utensils including chopsticks, Chinese spoons, and a soy sauce dish.
Chinese tourism experts said their countrymen are more likely to book a tour if they had access to Chinese food while traveling, like congee, or rice porridge for breakfast, at least as an occasional alternative to local cuisine.
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