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pandowdy

[pan-dou-dee] /pænˈdaʊ di/
noun, plural pandowdies. Chiefly New England
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805, Americanism; perhaps variant of obsolete dial. (Somerset) pandoulde custard; see pan1
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pandowdy

/pænˈdaʊdɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
(US) a deep-dish pie made from fruit, esp apples, with a cake topping: apple pandowdy
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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