Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Pease-porridge cooked in a bag or mold and made very stiff.
“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.”
“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.”
“Fellahs, and the cook shirks it — the same is the case with junk, salt pork, and pease-pudding on board an English cruiser.”
“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.”
“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.”
“There were also salads, and sauerkraut, and then a pease-pudding, and then almond-pudding, and then staffen, and then ...”
“Twas at the Saturnalia, the day I made that pease-pudding, with the two slices of sausage in it?”
“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.”
“I've got a penny for pease-pudding to-day," said Sue.”
“Sue entered the restaurant, which was now packed full of factory girls, and she asked eagerly for her penn'orth of pease-pudding.”
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