hasty pudding

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noun
  1. New England. cornmeal mush.
  2. Chiefly British. a dish made of flour or oatmeal stirred into seasoned boiling water or milk and quickly cooked.

Origin of hasty pudding

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Related Words for hasty pudding

porridge, cereal, hominy, samp

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British Dictionary definitions for hasty pudding

hasty pudding

noun
  1. British a simple pudding made from milk thickened with tapioca, semolina, etc, and sweetened
  2. US a mush of cornmeal, served with treacle sugar
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