blood sausage


: very dark sausage containing a large proportion of blood

called also blood pudding

Examples of blood sausage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The team believes that blood was collected in the cauldrons to make blood sausages. Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 5 June 2024 During dinner, we were brought everything from homemade chorizo to blood sausage, sweetbreads, and short ribs to chow down on. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 7 May 2024 One of the only sit-down eateries serving a Polish menu in the city, the tiny spot has been cooking traditional fare like dill pickle soup, kiszka (blood sausage), and sobieski (breaded chicken cutlet) since 2002 in what feels like a family dining room (the founder carved the furniture by hand). Megan Zhang, Saveur, 6 Sep. 2023 Sundae links, the Korean blood sausage, are already resting in the restaurant’s walk-in freezer. Mrussell, oregonlive, 29 June 2023 The secret to cooking the perfect steak A multi-step meal that can last several hours, entrees include choripan, morcilla (blood sausage) and provoleta before moving onto organ meats such as mollejas (beef sweetbreads), chinchulines (chitterlings) and rinones (kidneys). Sorrel Moseley-Williams, CNN, 5 Mar. 2023 Angelenos seem to have embraced blood sausage. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 6 Jan. 2022 So not the actual, like, blood sausage... Justin Phillips,, 21 Sep. 2020 The dynamite combination of clams and black pudding (blood sausage) married land and sea, the Christmas spices and iodine tang of the pudding and the briny sweetness of the clams knitted together with apple, onions, parsley, and a cider gastrique. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 27 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blood sausage was in 1799

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“Blood sausage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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