Meaning of “black pudding” in the English Dictionary


"black pudding" in English

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black puddingnoun [ U or C ]

uk /ˌblæk ˈpʊd.ɪŋ/ us /ˌblæk ˈpʊd.ɪŋ/ UK US blood sausage

Examples from literature

  • In a short time the table was loaded with dishes of pork, sausage, black puddings, and honey, with jugs of beer and mead, just the same as at a grand wedding-feast. 
  • She cares little about the result of the chase, but she likes boar-hunting better than stag-hunting, because the former furnishes her table with black puddings and boars' heads. 
  • The innkeeper was delighted and treated her like a lady, giving her roast fowl, black pudding, leg of mutton and bacon and cabbage. 
  • We had killed a pig, they told me, "in the course of the day, and we were busy preparing the black puddings." 

(Definition of “black pudding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)