Yorkshire pudding

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Yorkshire pudding light puffy bread made of a puff batter and traditionally baked in the pan with roast beef
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Yorkshire pudding a batter pudding baked under meat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Yorkshire pudding a pudding made of unsweetened batter, and baked under meat so as to catch the drippings
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Usage

In literature:

Snorter lives near Russell Square, eats beef and Yorkshire-pudding, is a judge of port-wine, is in all social respects your inferior.
"The Fitz-Boodle Papers" by William Makepeace Thackeray
They tried to make Yorkshire pudding out of it; but it was too rich.
"Children of the Bush" by Henry Lawson
Instead of potatoes, you may put in the bottom of the pan what is called a Yorkshire pudding, to be baked under the meat.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
Pour the mixture into a shallow Yorkshire pudding tin, which has been previously well buttered.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
There's good roast beef and Yorkshire pudding waiting for you.
"The Devil's Garden" by W. B. Maxwell
She parted from them at Ansdore, and she and Ellen went in to their Sunday's dinner of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding.
"Joanna Godden" by Sheila Kaye-Smith
My uncle said he always compared it to Yorkshire pudding.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
My dear, give Mr Reynolds some Yorkshire pudding.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Mrs. Farquharson served the roast beef and Yorkshire pudding (her specialty), received due plaudits, and withdrew.
"Old Valentines" by Munson Aldrich Havens
I told them they must try to make the Yorkshire pudding.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
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In news:

Somewhat as if Robinson Crusoe tried to tell Man Friday about Yorkshire pudding, it's hard to explain Wodehouse to the uninitiated.
If Emeril makes a Yorkshire pudding, they may soil their Sur la Table-ware doing one of those, too.
No frogs involved, but these sausages submerged in Yorkshire pudding give the appearance of little heads peeking out of holes.
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