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Congee

noun
1.
A Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast.  Synonym: jook.
2.
(architecture) a concave molding.  Synonym: conge.
3.
Formal permission to depart.  Synonym: conge.
4.
An abrupt and unceremonious dismissal.  Synonym: conge.






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"Congee" Quotes from Famous Books



... 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 ...
— Ivanhoe - A Romance • Walter Scott



Words linked to "Congee" :   dismission, permission, gruel, release, quit, license, molding, permit, depart, liberation, architecture, bow down, take leave, bow, dismissal, discharge, conge, sack, moulding, firing, sacking



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