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blood sausage

noun
1.
a dark sausage with a high content of blood, especially one made with diced pork fat, pork blood, chopped onion, etc., usually stuffed in casings and cooked by broiling, frying, or boiling.
Also called black pudding.
Origin of blood sausage
1865-1870
1865-70
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Examples from the Web for blood sausage
Contemporary Examples
  • The recipes Stephane shares, from blood sausage to braised pork, share so many tricks of the trade.

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Historical Examples
  • The blood sausage was another story andit was a long while before I could eat it.

  • They also gave out potatoes, kohlrabi, bread and blood sausage at times.

  • We were eating the rarity of blood sausage and the fourth man kept his seat to help himself from the next man's plate.

  • They went out for Ukrainian food, which Perry had never had before, but the crepes and the blood sausage were tasty enough.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for blood sausage

blood sausage

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a kind of black sausage made from minced pork fat, pig's blood, and other ingredients Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) black pudding
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