black pudding

noun

Definition of black pudding

chiefly British

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The full Scottish breakfast, featuring bacon, black pudding, haggis, sausages, beans, eggs, tomato, mushroom and a potato scone, was an absolute delight. New York Times, "At Black Ivy in Edinburgh, Little Luxuries and a Big Breakfast," 15 June 2018 Some people like black pudding but not me, thank you very much. Lisa Ryan, The Cut, "How to Host the Ultimate Royal Wedding Viewing Party," 9 May 2018 The full Scottish breakfast, featuring bacon, black pudding, haggis, sausages, beans, eggs, tomato, mushroom and a potato scone, was an absolute delight. New York Times, "At Black Ivy in Edinburgh, Little Luxuries and a Big Breakfast," 15 June 2018 Some people like black pudding but not me, thank you very much. Lisa Ryan, The Cut, "How to Host the Ultimate Royal Wedding Viewing Party," 9 May 2018 My next visit Who can pass up a full English breakfast of bacon, sausage, eggs, beans, mushrooms, black pudding, tomatoes and toast? Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Friar Tuck brings favorites from across the pond to Clermont," 29 Sep. 2017 That is the overt text of Wordsworth’s life, and Shapiro bends over backward to interpret it as the subtext of the black pudding line. Laura Miller, Slate Magazine, "A new book about the diets of notable women redeems the whole sentimental, self-indulgent genre of food writing.," 12 July 2017 The historical record of Wordsworth’s relationship with food also seems to yield thin gruel, much as Shapiro has painstakingly prepared it, devoting several pages to the briefest mention of black pudding in one of Wordsworth’s journals. Hannah Goldfield, New York Times, "Learning About Women’s Lives Through the Food They Consumed," 4 Oct. 2017 Who can pass up a full English breakfast of bacon, sausage, eggs, beans, mushrooms, black pudding, tomatoes and toast? Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Friar Tuck brings favorites from across the pond to Clermont," 29 Sep. 2017

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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