Plum-pudding

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Plum-pudding a national English dish made of flour and suet, with raisins, currants, and various spices
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. plúme—L. prunum—Gr. prounon.

Usage

In literature:

We must have plum pudding, too, and all the things that go with a real Christmas dinner.
"Grace Harlowe's Third Year at Overton College" by Jessie Graham Flower
She must have an extra helping of plum-pudding this year.
"About Peggy Saville" by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
They abuse their complexions with cosmetics as deadly as Mrs. Youngwife's first plum pudding.
"The Woman Beautiful" by Helen Follett Stevans
There are two mince pies on the third shelf, and the plum pudding only needs to be warmed up.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Of course, they do not have plum-puddings, pumpkin-pies, and apples.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
The plum-pudding was a newspaper ball.
"New Treasure Seekers" by E. (Edith) Nesbit
There were originally too many plums in the pudding.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98 January 11, 1890" by Various
Several people managed to be very ill among the plum puddings.
"Tongues of Conscience" by Robert Smythe Hichens
Already I have eaten more than half a turkey and the best part of a plum pudding.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
The men, too, said that they had had a "plum-pudding voyage" of it so far, and they were perfectly ready for a fight.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
And I will have a crown made for him, with diamonds set in it as plenty as plums in a pudding.
"Fairy Book" by Sophie May
And a plum pudding all brown and ready?
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
Meantime Tilly attacked the plum-pudding.
"Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag VI" by Louisa M. Alcott
Stewed plums would do for pudding; but what about the soup and the joint?
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
Boiling a plum-pudding in a tea-kettle!
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
Serve with suet or plum pudding.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
And now it looks like a plum-pudding.
"The Furnace" by Rose Macaulay
By rights, I ought to be eating roast beef and plum-pudding to-morrow in Every Street.
"One-Act Plays" by Various
Agnes, I hope you are going to give me beef and plum-pudding every day.
"Capricious Caroline" by E. Maria Albanesi
But Christmas was spent after all at Eaton Terrace, and they lived on Wemyss's turkeys and plum puddings for a fortnight.
"Vera" by Elisabeth von Arnim
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In poetry:

Then he brought them a pudding stuffed with plums,
As big as the State-House dome;
Quoth he, "There's something for you to eat; So stop your mouths with your 'lection treat,
And wait till your dad comes home."
"The Dorchester Giant" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

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ANTIQUES & USED FURNISHINGS: Plum Pudding .
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Plum Pudding is a new little haven for hunters of antiques, used furnishings, gifts, collectables and certainly bargains.
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