plum pudding


Definition of plum pudding

: a rich boiled or steamed pudding containing fruits and spices

Examples of plum pudding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Funded by the Crown (the Whigs and Tories refused to use public funds), there were more ox roasts, tonnes of plum pudding and lakes of ale served to her delighted subjects. Tom Parker Bowles, Town & Country, 15 May 2022 Sporting impish expressions, the cats eat plum pudding and sing carols. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Dec. 2021 The authentic-to-the-14th-century celebration includes homemade mince pie and plum pudding. Rasputin Todd, The Enquirer, 29 Nov. 2021 Though Anne was partial to plum pudding, most islanders — and visitors — prefer to fill their bellies with Malpeque oysters, which appear on raw-bar menus around the world. Washington Post, 22 Oct. 2021 Amarena cherries and plum pudding aromas are sweet and effusive, with just the suggestion of toastiness to the oak in the background. Brian Freedman, Forbes, 3 June 2021 Distinctly chocolatey on the nose, with touches of espresso beans, vanilla, and cassis, all of which prepare the palate for flavors of blueberry cobbler, round and rich brambly berries, plum pudding, and melted chocolate. Brian Freedman, Forbes, 17 May 2021 Minty and perfumed with cedar, but with a solid core of huckleberries and kirsch, before a palate that glides across the tongue with plum pudding, cracked pink peppercorns, Chinese five-spice powder, dark cocoa powder, and cinnamon stick. Brian Freedman, Forbes, 17 May 2021 This Christmas, my British relatives will be eating a plum pudding, which has been the pièce de résistance of holiday dinners since the Victorian era. Melissa Mohr, The Christian Science Monitor, 17 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of plum pudding

1630, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of plum pudding was in 1630

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Last Updated

24 May 2022

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“Plum pudding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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