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spotted dick

noun

Simple Definition of spotted dick

  • : a hot dessert that is like a moist cake made with suet and currants or raisins

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spotted dick

British

  1. :  a pudding made with suet and currants or raisins —called also spotted dog

Origin and Etymology of spotted dick

dialect dick pudding, probably from the name Dick


First Known Use: 1849


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