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plum duff

a duff containing raisins.
Origin of plum duff
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • To celebrate the event we made a plum duff of flour, which we ate with a tin of Swiss milk.

    Through the Heart of Patagonia H. Hesketh Prichard
  • If the sea gets much higher, Cookie won't have to stir the plum duff at all!

    The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • Now if you won't keep me any longer I'll make you some plum duff for dinner.

  • Last of all, and borne in triumphantly by the cook himself, was a big smoking “plum duff” with cream sauce.

    Killykinick Mary T. Waggaman
  • But we haven't any goose or anything else except salt junk and plum duff.

    The Sandman: His Sea Stories William J. Hopkins
  • “All right,” said I, bolting as quickly as I could a piece of “plum duff” which Dobbs had just brought me.

    Crown and Anchor John Conroy Hutcheson
  • Roast beef and plum duff, not to speak of pipes and 'baccy, and forty old people of both sexes sitting down to 'the do.'

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • Jest settin' easy, bawlin' orders—jest feedin' on plum duff.

    Wappin' Wharf Charles S. Brooks
  • Back to the ship for our diving suits—booty for everyone, and plum duff for dinner!'

    Explorers of the Dawn Mazo de la Roche
  • If it was unusually large, he would say: "plum duff and fried chicken for a Sunday dinner."

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