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gru·el

(grū'ĕl),
A semiliquid food of oatmeal or other cereal boiled in water; thin porridge.
[thru O. Fr., fr. Mediev. L. grutum, meal]

gruel

(groo′ăl) [L. grutum, meal]
Cereal that is boiled in water or milk.

gruel

a mixture made of ground feed mixed with water.
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Granted, that was a big helping of gruel - the largest wilderness expansion in two decades, and it raised the percentage of the state protected under the federal Wilderness Act to 4 percent.
One reason I'm not real sure what was in it (in addition to the passing years) is that my job was to go out along the road and fencelines and pick big baskets of weeds, which the rabbits got along with their gruel.
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THEY do not serve gruel at the Los Angeles Mission.
She handed Buddha a broom and said, "Old man, sweep the back porch first, then the filthy hallway," and went to the kitchen and heated up last night's yam gruel.
A gruel made of grain, vegetables, or good source of protein was a typical breakfast shared by most traditional cultures in the world until very recently, and is still the healthiest source of energy.
Tokyo, Japan, Mar 24, 2006 - (JCN) - Asahi Food & Healthcare will begin marketing Hatsuga-Genmai Gayu and Hatsuga-Genmai Jyukkoku Gayu, two new instant rice gruel, on March 28.
The formidable adversaries were sixteen-year-old girls, who jeered at workhouse officials, and hurled heavy glass soda water bottles, platters, stones, and stirabout gruel at them, finally jumping the master.
The mischievous ant samples the absent slugs' gruel, tries out their beds, and in the process because very sticky with more and more slug stuff adhering to him with the ultra sticky nature of banana-slug slime coming up against an ant's incredible strength.
I think that the rigidly secular approach is pretty thin gruel in this regard.
The original plan, developed by Heyer Gruel Associates, was modified through input from the three major designated redevelopers: Advance Realty Group, Roseland/Millenium and The Pegasus Group.
The new Gruel worm (W32/Gruel-D), the latest in a number of variants of the worm--poses as a critical security patch from Microsoft--and attempts to launch a double-edged attack on the Windows operating system.