pea soup

noun
1.
a thick soup made from split peas.
2.
Informal. a dense, yellow fog.

Origin:
1705–15

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pea soup

noun
1. a thick soup made of dried peas (usually made into a puree) 
2. a heavy thick yellow fog 
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Example sentences
Comfort food includes pea soup, sausage and mash, smoked haddock with creamed
  leeks.
This, he says, is why the bay's once crystal-clear waters often resemble a pea
  soup.
It's no longer spitting pea soup, forest romps, and jumping up and down on the
  ceiling.
Completed pulp should be the consistency of split pea soup.
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