1. [syn: pudding stone, conglomerate]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
And solid pudding against empty praise. --Pope.
2. Anything resembling, or of the softness and consistency
3. An intestine; especially, an intestine stuffed with meat,
etc.; a sausage. --Shak.
4. Any food or victuals.
Eat your pudding, slave, and hold your tongue.
5. (Naut.) Same as Puddening.
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
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.
(a) The time of dinner, pudding being formerly the dish
first eaten. [Obs.] --Johnson.
(b) The nick of time; critical time. [Obs.]
Mars, that still protects the stout,
In pudding time came to his aid. --Hudibras.
[1913 Webster] Pudding fish
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a composite rock made up of particles of varying size [syn:
pudding stone, conglomerate]