split-pea soup

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Noun1.split-pea soup - made of stock and split peas with onions carrots and celery
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
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He served the company through the noon meal, although it was all he could do to refrain from capsizing the big tureen of split-pea soup over the head of Simon Nishikanta.
Throw in that there are players that have been out-and-out proven to use performance-enhancing drugs, or worse, suspected of using, and the waters are as clear as split-pea soup on who should, or should not, get votes.
The traditional New Year meal is lentil or split-pea soup - but you're meant to leave a little in the bowl to ensure a well-stocked larder.