spotted dick

noun

Definition of spotted dick

British
: a pudding made with suet and currants or raisins

called also spotted dog

First Known Use of spotted dick

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spotted dick

dialectal dick pudding, probably from the name Dick

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The first known use of spotted dick was in 1849

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“Spotted dick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spotted%20dick. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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