from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or like figs.
- adj. Containing figs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of figs or raisins: as, a figgy pudding.
- Resembling figs; specifically, in soap-making, containing white granulations of stearate of potash. See figging.
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The city's best mixologist, Jen Agg, crafts zingy cocktails such as figgy caipirinhas (fig and lime with a killer punch) and bacon old-fashioneds (wherein rye is infused with house-smoked cured bacon and mixed with cherry syrup, bitters and orange zest).
Those awful hamantaschen with the figgy prune inside are not pleasing to the palate until one is well into her diabetic sixties, just for the record!
Dramatic pause, as your audience looks up expectantly from their figgy pudding.
So we won't think it at all odd if you want to talk turkey -- or yam, or pecan pie, or figgy pudding -- during today's Free Range chat.
Many don't give fig or cup of figgy pudding about Jesus as they put the angel atop the evergreen.
We had a great Thanksgiving meal this year in DC with pumpkin pies, zesty stuffing, figgy pudding, and sweet potato casserole.
And some were secular — from 16th-century demands for figgy pudding to such 19th-century winter tunes as "One Horse Open Sleigh" aka "Jingle Bells".
Take, for instance, the Li'l Lush Pud, a fizzy bath bomb shaped and scented like a figgy pudding.
My advice for anyone dreaming of sugar plums, or figgy pudding for that matter, is to find someone sweet and juicy, and stay safe.
The figgy pudding was in the oven, along with the ham, and -- for a moment -- the mental to-do list was empty.