Christmas pudding


Examples of Christmas pudding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some mince pie or Christmas pudding is bound to end up on the carpet. Noma Nazish, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2022 Take it up with the foodies and/or Mark Tarbell, the Phoenix chef and restaurateur who, in keeping with this holiday tradition, provided the actual Christmas pudding. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 4 Dec. 2022 The choir likes to keep the details under wraps, and doesn’t let any recordings of the piece emerge until after it has been broadcast — by which time McDowall should be heading home to a waiting Christmas pudding. Alex Marshall, New York Times, 23 Dec. 2021 She's come to select a handful of favorite treats, including a chocolate mousse, Christmas pudding, and birthday cupcakes. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 18 June 2021 Choose from dishes including chicken liver mousse, parsnip-apple soup and mushroom ravioli, and desserts such as Christmas pudding and chocolate Yule log. Jenn Harris Senior Food Writer, Los Angeles Times, 16 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1650, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Christmas pudding was circa 1650

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“Christmas pudding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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