spotted dick

spotted dick
noun Etymology: dialect dick pudding, probably from the name Dick Date: 1849 British a pudding made with suet and currants or raisins — called also spotted dog

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  • Spotted dick — mit Custard Spotted dick ist ein in Großbritannien verbreiteter gedämpfter oder gebackener[1] Pudding aus Rindernierenfett und Trockenfrüchten (meistens …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spotted dick — sobre natillas. El spotted dick es un pudin de sebo al vapor que contiene fruta seca (normalmente pasas de Corinto) y suele servirse con natillas. Spotted (‘moteado’) se refiere a la fruta seca, y dick puede ser una contracción o corrupción de la …   Wikipedia Español

  • Spotted dick — is a steamed suet pudding containing dried fruit (usually currants), commonly served with either custard or butter and brown sugar. Spotted refers to the dried fruit (which resemble spots) and Dick may be a contraction/corruption of the word… …   Wikipedia

  • spotted dick — n [U] a sweet food eaten in Britain, that is like a cake containing dried fruit, and is eaten hot at the end of a meal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spotted dick — noun a suet pudding containing currants • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑suet pudding …   Useful english dictionary

  • spotted dick — Cockney Rhyming Slang Sick We don t have a goalie 6 John s spotted .Spotted Dick is a dessert make with raisins …   English dialects glossary

  • spotted dick — (also spotted dog) n [C, U] (BrE) a traditional British sweet dish. It consists of a pudding (= a dish made of flour and fat) in the shape of a roll, with fruit such as currants (= dried grapes) mixed into it. * * * …   Universalium

  • spotted dick — /spɒtəd ˈdɪk/ (say spotuhd dik) noun a steamed or boiled suet pudding containing currants, etc. Also, spotted dog …   Australian English dictionary

  • spotted dick — noun A steamed suet pudding containing dried fruit, usually currants; traditional in England …   Wiktionary

  • spotted dick — noun Brit. a suet pudding containing currants …   English new terms dictionary

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