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pudding (ˈpʊdɪŋ)
1.  a sweetened usually cooked dessert made in many forms and of various ingredients, such as flour, milk, and eggs, with fruit, etc
2.  a savoury dish, usually soft and consisting partially of pastry or batter: steak-and-kidney pudding
3.  the dessert course in a meal
4.  a sausage-like mass of seasoned minced meat, oatmeal, etc, stuffed into a prepared skin or bag and boiled
[C13 poding; compare Old English puduc a wart, Low German puddek sausage]

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