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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)  
  puddingy      adj  

black pudding  
      n   a kind of black sausage made from minced pork fat, pig's blood, and other ingredients,   (Also called)    blood pudding     (Usual U.S. and Canadian name)    blood sausage  
blood pudding  
      n      another name for       black pudding  
cabinet pudding  
      n   a steamed suet pudding containing dried fruit  
Christmas pudding  
      n     (Brit)   a rich steamed pudding containing suet, dried fruit, spices, brandy, etc., served at Christmas,   (Also called)    plum pudding  
college pudding  
      n     (Brit)   a baked or steamed suet pudding containing dried fruit and spice  
Eve's pudding  
      n     (Brit)   a baked sponge pudding with a layer of apple at the bottom  
hasty pudding  
1      (Brit)   a simple pudding made from milk thickened with tapioca, semolina, etc., and sweetened  
2      (U.S.)   a mush of cornmeal, served with treacle sugar  
milk pudding  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a hot or cold pudding made by boiling or baking milk with a grain, esp. rice  
pease pudding  
      n   (esp. in Britain) a dish of split peas that have been soaked and boiled served with ham or pork  
plum pudding  
      n   (in Britain) a dark brown rich boiled or steamed pudding made with flour, suet, sugar, and dried fruit  
pudding club  
Slang   the state of being pregnant (esp. in the phrase in the pudding club)  
pudding stone  
      n   a conglomerate rock in which there is a difference in colour and composition between the pebbles and the matrix  
suet pudding  
      n     (Brit)   any of a variety of sweet or savoury puddings made with suet and steamed or boiled  
summer pudding  
      n     (Brit)   a pudding made by filling a bread-lined basin with a purée of fruit, leaving it to soak, and then turning it out  
white pudding  
      n   (in Britain) a kind of sausage made like black pudding but without pigs' blood  
Yorkshire pudding  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a light puffy baked pudding made from a batter of flour, eggs, and milk, traditionally served with roast beef  
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afters     (Brit. informal)   dessert, last course, pud     (informal)   second course, sweet  

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