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  • noun Alternative spelling of pudding basin.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • With black pudding-basin haircut, white white skin and blue blue eyes, she could have been a Celtic beauty if only she had an awareness of herself.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • Charles Perry describes the hippie wardrobe of the Haight-Ashbury in early 1965 as consisting of "mod" and British Invasion fashions, such as miniskirts and Beatles-style pudding-basin haircuts, mixed with vintage clothing from thrift shops, with which wearers affected Edwardian airs. 25

    Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965–83

  • Lizzie also was softer, and more gracious than usual; especially when she saw me pour guineas, like peppercorns, into the pudding-basin.

    Lorna Doone

  • She wore her iron-grey hair in a pudding-basin bob and dressed in comfortable, rather mannish tweeds and walking brogues.

    A Taste for Burning

  • A dark wig had been put over a pudding-basin, and bolsters had been laid in the bed.

    The Mystery of the Strange Bundle

  • Beside them was a plate with an inverted pudding-basin over it, and a small antique handleless cup holding a minute portion of strawberry jam.

    More Work for the Undertaker

  • Beside them was a plate with an inverted pudding-basin over it, and a small antique handleless cup holding a minute portion of strawberry jam.

    More Work for the Undertaker

  • The rest of us had nothing, unless you count the scrapings of the pudding-basin, and those don't really count at all.

    New Treasure Seekers

  • We each put in our own lot of raisins and turned it all into a pudding-basin, and tied it up in one of Alice's pinafores, which was the nearest thing to a proper pudding-cloth we could find – at any rate clean.

    New Treasure Seekers

  • And then I looked up and saw the leaning moon, whimsically balanced on the very crown of the topknot that gave a touch of impudence to the pudding-basin hill.

    The Jervaise Comedy

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