pandowdy
noun (plural -dies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1805 a deep-dish spiced apple dessert sweetened with sugar, molasses, or maple syrup and covered with a rich crust

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  • Pandowdy — Pan*dow dy, n. A deep pie or pudding made of baked apples, or of sliced bread and apples baked together, with no bottom crust. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pandowdy — ☆ pandowdy [pan dou′dē ] n. pl. pandowdies [prob. < obs. Somerset dial. pandoulde, custard < PAN1 + doulde < ?] deep dish apple pie or pudding, having a top crust only …   English World dictionary

  • pandowdy — /pan dow dee/, n., pl. pandowdies. Chiefly New Eng. See apple pandowdy. [1795 1805, Amer.; perh. var. of obs. dial. (Somerset) pandoulde custard; see PAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pandowdy — pan•dow•dy [[t]pænˈdaʊ di[/t]] n. pl. dies cvb coo dial. apple pandowdy • Etymology: 1795–1805, amer.; perh. var. of obs. dial. (Somerset) pandoulde custard; see pan I …   From formal English to slang

  • pandowdy — noun A pudding of spiced, sliced apples (or other fruit), sugar and butter, baked with a crumble topping in a deep dish …   Wiktionary

  • pandowdy — Synonyms and related words: Danish pastry, French pastry, baklava, blintz, chocolate eclair, cream puff, dowdy, eclair, pastry, pasty, patisserie, patty, patty shell, pie, puff, quiche, rosette, strudel, tart, timbale, tipsy cake, trifle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pandowdy — pæn daÊŠdɪ n. American apple pie, apple cobbler, sweet dessert made from apples …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pandowdy — [pan daʊdi] noun (plural pandowdies) N. Amer. a kind of spiced apple pudding baked in a deep dish. Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • pandowdy — pan·dow·dy …   English syllables

  • pandowdy — /pænˈdaʊdi/ (say pan dowdee) noun US an apple pie or pudding made in a deep dish, with a cake topping. {origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

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