blood sausage


Definition of blood sausage

: very dark sausage containing a large proportion of blood

called also blood pudding

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The blood sausage slab on top of a buckwheat galette that surfaced at the end of June was as seasonal as earmuffs. New York Times, "It’s Not Fake French, It’s Frenchette," 10 July 2018 The truly adventurous can follow it up with a link of blood sausage. András Szántó, Condé Nast Traveler, "Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Budapest," 29 Aug. 2018 Now Mat LindsayAt Ester, Lindsay modernizes classic Aussie dishes, like his blood sausage sanga. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Sydney: The Black Book," 5 July 2018 In the cutting room, Marc demonstrated how to pour a bucket of pig blood into a meat grinder for blood sausage. Vogue, "3 Writers On Living Sustainably In 2018," 21 June 2018 The dish, called khao kan jin and often eaten as a snack in northern Thailand, suggests a blood sausage with the ratios radically recalibrated, more rice than pork. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "Thai Dishes That Pave a Chef’s Path Home in Elmhurst, Queens," 10 May 2018 Nacho and film producer Diego Robino pulled up to Las Nenas Steakhouse, and proceeded to order fast-cash skirt steak, ribeye, French fries, and blood sausages with a side of beer. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Recap: Anthony Bourdain Eats All the Meat in Uruguay in 'Parts Unknown'," 7 May 2018 The tiny vampires may swell to 10 times their body weight after feeding, transforming from agile, threadlike worms into engorged blood sausages. Rachel Nuwer, New York Times, "It’s the Latest in Conservation Tech. And It Wants to Suck Your Blood.," 9 Apr. 2018 After more than four hours onstage at the Howard County Library System Spelling Bee, a single word — boudin, a Cajun type of blood sausage — stood between Saketh Sundar and victory. Kate Elizabeth Queram, Howard County Times, "Howard's three-time champ spells his way to national stage," 5 Apr. 2018

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1799, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of blood sausage

: a very dark sausage that contains a lot of blood

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