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plum duff

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  1. a duff containing raisins.

Origin of plum duff

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for plum duff

Historical Examples

  • So be lively now, and be off with your plum-duff head and your sausage legs.

    Cast Away in the Cold</p>

    Isaac I. Hayes

  • So they whistled up the plum-duff side of the Puddin', and had supper.

    The Magic Pudding

    Norman Lindsay

  • I was allowed my full share of the “lob-scouse,” the “sea-pies,” and “plum-duff,” and was no longer hunted out of the forecastle.

    Ran Away to Sea

    Mayne Reid

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