pandowdy

noun
pan·​dow·​dy | \ pan-ˈdau̇-dē How to pronounce pandowdy (audio) \
plural pandowdies

Definition of pandowdy

: a deep-dish spiced apple dessert sweetened with sugar, molasses, or maple syrup and covered with a rich crust

Examples of pandowdy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are also a slew of derivatives — from grunts and slumps to sonkers and pandowdies — all homespun desserts of fruit and something floury and sweet to tie it all together. Marcy Goldman, Twin Cities, 15 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of pandowdy

1805, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pandowdy

origin unknown

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“Pandowdy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pandowdy. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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