mess\ of\ potage

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  • Mess of pottage — The phrase mess of pottage means something of little value, with a pottage being a type of soup. Though it can appear in general use, it is usually associated with the exchange by Esau of his birthright for a meal of lentil stew, as described in… …   Wikipedia

  • mess of pottage — noun anything of trivial value Esau sold his birthright to Jacob for a mess of pottage • Hypernyms: ↑value, ↑economic value * * * Etymology: Middle English mes of potage; from allusion to Esau s selling of his birthright to his twin brother Jacob …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Billo — This most interesting surname derives from the ancient Hebrew given name Yaakov meaning following after . In the bible Jacob was the name of the twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter s hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to… …   Surnames reference

  • Bolino — This most interesting surname derives from the ancient Hebrew given name Yaakov meaning following after . In the bible Jacob was the name of the twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter s hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to… …   Surnames reference

  • Bolletti — This most interesting surname derives from the ancient Hebrew given name Yaakov meaning following after . In the bible Jacob was the name of the twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter s hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to… …   Surnames reference

  • Bollini — This most interesting surname derives from the ancient Hebrew given name Yaakov meaning following after . In the bible Jacob was the name of the twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter s hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to… …   Surnames reference

  • Bonicelli — This most interesting surname derives from the ancient Hebrew given name Yaakov meaning following after . In the bible Jacob was the name of the twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter s hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to… …   Surnames reference

  • Bottinelli — This most interesting surname derives from the ancient Hebrew given name Yaakov meaning following after . In the bible Jacob was the name of the twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter s hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to… …   Surnames reference

  • Bottini — This most interesting surname derives from the ancient Hebrew given name Yaakov meaning following after . In the bible Jacob was the name of the twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter s hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to… …   Surnames reference

  • Cabotto — This most interesting surname derives from the ancient Hebrew given name Yaakov meaning following after . In the bible Jacob was the name of the twin brother of Esau, who took advantage of the latter s hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to… …   Surnames reference

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