hasty-puddings love

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  • n. Plural form of hasty-pudding.

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Examples

  • Aunt Jenny never sat at her table without dinner enough for six more, - and hers were no commonplace dinners; no hasty-puddings, no saleratus bread, no soda cakes, no frozen-starch ice-cream, no modern shorthand recipes, but genuine old Virginia cooking.

    A girl's life in Virginia before the war,

  • The world was here in full-blown variety; sublime, languid peers, needy placemen, hilarious foxhunters, brave tradesmen, aspiring mechanics, poor good-for-nothings; sober housewives, whose thoughts were still of their husbands 'shirt-fronts and their hasty-puddings, and who never dreamt that they were impugning their sobriety by attending a play; and above all, fine ladies armed with their fans and their essences.

    Girlhood and Womanhood The Story of some Fortunes and Misfortunes

  • Nevertheless, it stood through a great many hasty-puddings.

    Walden~ Chapter 13 (historical)

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