plum pudding


Definition of plum pudding

: a rich boiled or steamed pudding containing fruits and spices

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At Christmas, every soldier in Company K received 50 cents to spend on plum pudding and other luxuries at the British canteen in Archangel. Michael M. Phillips, WSJ, "The One Time American Troops Fought Russians Was at the End of World War I—and They Lost," 9 Nov. 2018 Here, foodies can settle in for a banquet fit for an elf queen as part of the Evening Banquet tour, where following a twilight twirl around Hobbiton, a feast of Middle-Earth themed food, like plum pudding and stews, await. Leena Tailor, Vogue, "A Grown-Up’s Guide to Hobbiton," 4 Feb. 2018 There were many variations, but the English plum pudding, also known as Christmas Pudding, was the richest. Donald Gilliland, The Seattle Times, "Stir up a Victorian Christmas Pudding, Pittsburgh style," 24 Dec. 2017 Paragraphs are as studded with dates and numbers as a plum pudding with raisins. The Economist, "British imperial historyHow food created the British empire," 19 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of plum pudding

1630, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of plum pudding

: a sweet food that is made with bread crumbs, dried fruit, and spices and that is served warm

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