Pudding-stone

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pudding-stone a conglomerate rock made up of rounded pebbles
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. Celt., as W. poten, Ir. putogput, a bag. The Low Ger. pudding, Fr. boudin, L. botulus, are prob. all related words.

Usage

In literature:

You can lie out on the naked rocks and look like a piece of pudding-stone.
"Just So Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
The rock here is a sort of sand or pudding stone; there is no limestone or granite.
"On Horseback" by Charles Dudley Warner
The stone is peculiar, having much the shape of a fluted pudding basin.
"The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine" by Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
A very hard pudding-stone crops out about nine miles down the river.
"Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia" by Ludwig Leichhardt
But that would have been called pudding-stone, anyway, from its appearance.
"Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete" by Charles M. Skinner
The rock on which we stood was a coarse conglomerate, or pudding stone.
"The Discovery of Yellowstone Park" by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
Pare, remove the stones, and place in loose layers in a shallow, earthen pudding dish with a little water.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
Some of them are like gigantic wildernesses of upheaved pudding stone.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
Soak the prunes over night, stew and stone and slightly chop them and proceed as in the other puddings.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
If any of the pudding be left put in a stone jar and it will keep for a long time.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
Entirely pudding stone, chiefly calcarious, some small parts of quartz, red granite, & flint only to be found.
"Before and after Waterloo" by Edward Stanley
The mud of the cloudburst had turned to hard pudding-stone, which resounded beneath his mule's feet.
"Wunpost" by Dane Coolidge
When the sun had shone upon it many days and dried and hardened it, people called it pudding stone.
"Nature Myths and Stories for Little Children" by Flora J. Cooke
You can lie out on the naked rocks and look like a piece of pudding-stone.
"Just So Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
Here in my hand is a piece of pudding-stone.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
They are built of blocks of pudding-stone, originally well jointed, but now much weathered.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
He's just got to where he threw the stone into your bread-and-butter pudding, Mabel.
"The Enchanted Castle" by E. Nesbit
These rocks are considered remarkable specimens of pudding-stone.
"Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume II (of 2)" by Harriet Martineau
Mrs. Todhetley was stoning raisins in the dining-room for the Christmas puddings.
"Johnny Ludlow. First Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Keep liver puddings in flat stone jars.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
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In news:

Bill Rogers, owner of Pudding Stone Organics, Middleboro, talks about the mosquito amongst his 150 chickens on his farm, Saturday, July 21, 2012.
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