Pudding stone
Pudding Pud"ding, n. [Cf. F. boudin black pudding, sausage, L. botulus, botellus, a sausage, G. & Sw. pudding pudding, Dan. podding, pudding, LG. puddig thick, stumpy, W. poten, potten, also E. pod, pout, v.] 1. A species of food of a soft or moderately hard consistence, variously made, but often a compound of flour or meal, with milk and eggs, etc. [1913 Webster]

And solid pudding against empty praise. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. Anything resembling, or of the softness and consistency of, pudding. [1913 Webster]

3. An intestine; especially, an intestine stuffed with meat, etc.; a sausage. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. Any food or victuals. [1913 Webster]

Eat your pudding, slave, and hold your tongue. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

5. (Naut.) Same as {Puddening}. [1913 Webster]

{Pudding grass} (Bot.), the true pennyroyal ({Mentha Pulegium}), formerly used to flavor stuffing for roast meat. --Dr. Prior.

{Pudding pie}, a pudding with meat baked in it. --Taylor (1630).

{Pudding pipe} (Bot.), the long, cylindrical pod of the leguminous tree {Cassia Fistula}. The seeds are separately imbedded in a sweetish pulp. See {Cassia}.

{Pudding sleeve}, a full sleeve like that of the English clerical gown. --Swift.

{Pudding stone}. (Min.) See {Conglomerate}, n., 2.

{Pudding time}. (a) The time of dinner, pudding being formerly the dish first eaten. [Obs.] --Johnson. (b) The nick of time; critical time. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Mars, that still protects the stout, In pudding time came to his aid. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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