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blood pudding

noun, South Midland and Southern U.S.
Origin of blood pudding
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85
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Examples from the Web for blood pudding
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  • They set aside a pail of blood for blood pudding and blood gravy.

    Plowing On Sunday Sterling North
  • I am sick of raw goose and blood pudding and Limburger cheese.

  • We had nothing to season the blood pudding with but salt, and it was not very good, but answered to sustain life.

    Death Valley in '49 William Lewis Manly
  • There was oxtail soup, and blood pudding, and cakes of suet, and stacks of tallow candles.

  • A kind of blood pudding or sausage is made, in general without flour, and with a large proportion of fat.

    Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn
British Dictionary definitions for blood pudding

blood pudding

noun
1.
another name for black pudding
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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