noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
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- blood plasma fraction,
- blood platelet,
- blood poisoning,
- blood pressure,
- blood profile,
- blood purge,
- blood red,
- blood relation,
- blood relationship,
- blood royal
Origin of blood pudding
First recorded in 1575–85
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Examples from the Web for blood pudding
In stalked the Lion boldly, and ordered a haunch of venison and a blood-pudding.
The blood-pudding proved to be the dish about which Franois had observed so much 173 secrecy and mystery.Across Patagonia|Lady Florence Dixie
another name for black pudding
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