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plum pudding

noun
1.
a rich steamed or boiled pudding containing raisins, currants, citron, spices, etc.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50
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Examples for plum pudding
  • Grace got a threepenny-bit in the plum pudding, but the afternoon grew awful.
British Dictionary definitions for plum pudding

plum pudding

noun
1.
(in Britain) a dark brown rich boiled or steamed pudding made with flour, suet, sugar, and dried fruit
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