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suet pudding

a pudding made of chopped beef suet and flour, boiled or steamed in a cloth, often with other ingredients, as raisins, spices, etc.
Origin of suet pudding
First recorded in 1750-60 Unabridged
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  • Then suet pudding, as round as a well-fed salmon, and as long as a 30 lb.

    The Deemster

    Hall Caine
  • Then the suet pudding, round as a well-fed salmon and as long as a twenty-pound cod.

  • "I should think a dozen loaves would be enough," replied Mrs. Lyman, who was now beginning to make a suet pudding.

    Little Grandmother Sophie May
  • Matron will keep it hot for me, but it's only suet pudding to-day with very little sugar.

    Workhouse Characters Margaret Wynne Nevinson
  • She says life there is for ever eating galette de plomp, which I suppose means a suet pudding feeling.

  • All, with but one exception, desired a suet pudding of some sort—the “duff” beloved of sailors.


    Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • On Sundays and Wednesdays, instead of the pea-soup, I was served with six ounces of suet pudding baked in a separate tin.

    Prisoner for Blasphemy G. W. [George William] Foote
  • I have heard the term poultice applied to the suet pudding more than once in casual conversations in the exercise ground.

    Prisoner for Blasphemy G. W. [George William] Foote
  • The men occasionally got suet pudding, and one dinner-time the old man secretly smuggled his portion into his pocket.

  • He ate heartily of the plentiful supply of vegetables; but he would not taste the turkey or the suet pudding.

British Dictionary definitions for suet pudding

suet pudding

(Brit) any of a variety of sweet or savoury puddings made with suet and steamed or boiled
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