Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Pease-porridge cooked in a bag or mold and made very stiff.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • That very respectful and efficient waiter brought in the bill of fare, and I, for my part, chose boiled leg of pork and pease-pudding, which my acquaintance said would do as well as anything else; though I remarked he only trifled with the pease-pudding, and left all the pork on the plate.

    Roundabout Papers

  • The second course displayed a goose of a monstrous magnitude, flanked with two Guinea-hens, a pig barbacued, a hock of salt pork, in the midst of a pease-pudding, a leg of mutton roasted, with potatoes, and another boiled, with yams.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • Fellahs, and the cook shirks it — the same is the case with junk, salt pork, and pease-pudding on board an English cruiser.

    The Land of Midian

  • He says he had made a trial of this plan, by steeping the grain at night, and boiling it next morning; in this manner it made what he terms "a very nice podge," like pease-pudding, and, to his taste, preferable to stirabout.

    The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902) With Notices of Earlier Irish Famines

  • I had long observed that Judy, "my soul's far dearer part," entertained a decided partiality for a leg of pork and pease-pudding -- to which _I_ have a positive dislike.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 27, 1841

  • There were also salads, and sauerkraut, and then a pease-pudding, and then almond-pudding, and then staffen, and then ...

    Nights in London

  • 'Twas at the Saturnalia, the day I made that pease-pudding, with the two slices of sausage in it?

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 03

  • Green tea and fried pork, honeycomb and salted salmon, pound cake and pickled cucumbers, stewed chickens and apple-tarts, maple molasses and pease-pudding, gingerbread and sour-crout, are to be found at almost every table.

    Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago

  • "I've got a penny for pease-pudding to-day," said Sue.

    Sue, A Little Heroine

  • Sue entered the restaurant, which was now packed full of factory girls, and she asked eagerly for her penn'orth of pease-pudding.

    Sue, A Little Heroine

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.