Learn how to say Pottage correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word pottage:
[mass noun] archaic
soup or stew.
sell something for a mess of pottage
sell something for a ridiculously small amount:
this is the generation which sold for a mess of pottage the finest British companies
[with biblical allusion to the story of Esau, who sold his birthright (Gen. 25:31)]
Middle English (as potage): from Old French potage ‘that which is put into a pot’. Compare with potage and porridge