This may seem silly, but I have a friend with the last name “Mulligan,” and we used to call her “mulligatawny,” like the soup.
And now you jump on me because I didnt get mock-turtle soup instead of mulligatawny.
But it was the bishop that put his foot in the mulligatawny first.
mulligatawny, mul-i-ga-taw′ni, n. an East Indian curry-soup.
mulligatawny soup and tinned lobster will not bring you the favor of the woodlanders.
Then she could smile thanks at him over the mulligatawny soup, or the filet of sole, or the boiled mutton, or the apple tart.
mulligatawny soup; fillet steak with mushroom ketchup; baked batter pudding.
I curse the cook who made the mulligatawny, but I forget that I ate two platefuls of it.
It was a quarrelsome Company; a dragoon Company; a Company of gentlemen accustomed to gunpowder, and fed on mulligatawny.
mulligatawny soup and rice, cold lamb and mint sauce, sherry and beer.