spotted dick


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spotted dick

n
(Cookery) Brit a steamed or boiled suet pudding containing dried fruit
[C19: perhaps from the man's name Dick (short for Richard), or from dialect dick pudding. The dried fruit gives it a speckled appearance]
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Noun1.spotted dick - a suet pudding containing currants
suet pudding - a sweet or savory pudding made with suet and steamed or boiled
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom