spotted dick

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spotted dick
 
n
(Brit) a steamed or boiled suet pudding containing dried fruit
 
[C19: perhaps from the man's name Dick (short for Richard), or from dialect dick pudding. The dried fruit gives it a speckled appearance]

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Main Entry:  spotted dick
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a steamed British pudding of suet and raisins or currants; also called spotted dog
Usage:  British cooking
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