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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Congee  \Con"gee\,  n.  &  v. 
  See  {Cong['e]},  {Conge}.  [Obs.] 
 
  And  unto  her  his  congee  came  to  take  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Congee  \Con*gee"\,  n. 
  1.  [Tamil  ka?shi  boilings.]  Boiled  rice;  rice  gruel.  [India] 
 
  2.  A  jail;  a  lockup.  [India] 
 
  {Congee  discharges},  rice  water  discharges.  --Dunglison. 
 
  {Congee  water},  water  in  which  rice  has  been  boiled. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  congee 
  v  1:  depart  after  obtaining  formal  permission:  "He  has  congeed 
  with  the  King" 
  2:  perform  a  ceremonious  bow  [syn:  {conge}] 




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