Pock-pudding

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pock-pudding A bag pudding; a name of reproach or ridicule formerly applied by the Scotch to the English.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pock-pudding A bag-pudding: sometimes applied to persons as a term of opprobrium.
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Usage

In literature:

It's shamefu' epicurism; but that's what we hae gotten frae the English pock-puddings.
"Bride of Lammermoor" by Sir Walter Scott
We risk but a short tussle with some drowsy pock- puddings, and then the town is ours.
"A Monk of Fife Being the chronicle written by Norman Leslie of Pitcullo, concerning marvellous deeds that befell in the realm of France, in the years of our redemption, MCCCCXXIX-XXXI. Now first done into English out of the French" by Andrew Lang
POCK-PUDDING, a contemptuous term applied to Englishmen POINT D'ESPAGNE, Spanish lace.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
And has there been a rising on the Border side against the English pock puddings?
"A Modern Telemachus" by Charlotte M. Yonge
When once I have made up my mind, let me tell you, sir, there lives no pock-pudding who can change it.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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