Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bag-pudding: sometimes applied to persons as a term of opprobrium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A bag pudding; a name of reproach or ridicule formerly applied by the Scotch to the English.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A bag pudding.
  • noun derogatory, Scotland An English person.

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Examples

  • “Cleeve the pock-pudding to the chafts!” cried one voice.

    Rob Roy

  • "Cleave the pock-pudding to the chafts!" said another.

    Red Cap Tales Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North

  • Lady Glenlivet tauntingly remarked to her daughter-in-law, "it was not for the child of a mere English pock-pudding to decide what was fitting conduct for a Highland noble -- Maisie should remember she had wedded into an honourable house, and not strive to draw her husband aside from the path of duty."

    Fifty-Two Stories For Girls

  • ` ` Cleeve the pock-pudding to the chafts! '' cried one voice.

    Rob Roy

  • ` ` Ou, '' he said, ` ` what better could be expected of a wheen pock-pudding English folk?

    Rob Roy

  • David Drummond and the young ladies murmured to one another their disgust that the English pock-pudding should not suppose Scots able to keep their heads with their own hands; but, as Jean sagely observed, 'No doubt he would not wish them to have occasion to hurt any of the English, nor Jamie to have to call them to account.'

    Two Penniless Princesses

  • "Cleeve the pock-pudding to the chafts!" cried one voice.

    Rob Roy — Volume 02

  • "Cleeve the pock-pudding to the chafts!" cried one voice.

    Rob Roy — Complete

  • When I was brought from the solitude of my mother's dwelling into the tumult of the Gaits 'Class at the High School -- when I was mocked for my English accent -- salted with snow as a Southern -- rolled in the gutter for a Saxon pock-pudding, -- who, with stout arguments and stouter blows, stood forth my defender?

    Redgauntlet

  • a Saxon pock-pudding, — who, with stout arguments and stouter blows, stood forth my defender? — why, Alan Fairford.

    Redgauntlet

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  • A name of reproach or ridicule formerly applied by the Scotch to the English.

    "David Drummond and the young ladies murmured to one another their disgust that the English pock-pudding should not suppose Scots able to keep their heads with their own hands..."

    August 10, 2015

  • Most insults are quickly construed

    But Scots are inventively rude.

    I find it off-putting -

    The Brit as pock-pudding -

    From folks who treat haggis as food.

    April 30, 2017