from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pancake.
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They then drew a line in the sand, put their stakes in the ground and stood to their pan-pudding.
I have eat whale's flesh of their dressing, which I thought very good; and they made a kind of pan-pudding of salmon roe, beaten up fine, and fried, that is no bad _succedaneum_ for bread.
A similar construction, the seventeenth-century stand to one’s pan-pudding, never caught on in America and is unlikely to be recommended by political debate consultants.