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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.
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Property adviser and agent Christie & Co said the Grog & Gruel benefits from its high street location and "high levels of footfall".
"This is the most comprehensive stress test you can put a spacecraft through here on Earth," Gruel said.
I wondered that, if Oliver's gruel summed up the late 19th century, what dishes might have summed up the periods since?
Cam Gruel narrowly missed the podium with a ninth-place finish in the triple jump.
Responding to Professor Tomaney description of the plans as the 'thinnest gruel', councillor Nick Kemp told the chamber: "It's the first stage of the process, it may be thin gruel but it's better than no gruel whatsoever."
When I was 10 in 1968 my dad helped launch Zero Population Growth, a group known both for bumper stickers that read Stop at 2 and for a display of a person's daily fair share of the world's food and energy: a bowl of gruel and a dim light bulb.
The brunchtime teaser is Swansea at Old Trafford, Theatre of Gruel. Take a dollop of Evens 'UNDER 2.5 total goals' - plain fare, but nourishing on the stats.
The danger to humans is even more exacerbated because maize is one of the cereal staples and components of complementary foods, such as gruel in many sub-Saharan African countries, thus increasing the risk of exposing children to significantly high levels of aflatoxins in their diets at an early stage [4].
Babaw is the Khmer word for rice gruel, the quintessential Cambodian breakfast served with fried garlic, cilantro, chopped scallions, sliced chili, and a variety of other local flavors.
"Inspired by a true friendship," but coming across as merely stale dramatic gruel, it affords its headliner minimal opportunity to flash his once-brilliant charisma, though its cozy sentimentality may help the film stir up decent theatrical attention when it debuts later this year.