Pu'dding. n.s. [potten, Welsh, an intestine; boudin, French; puding, Swedish.]
- A kind of food very variously compounded, but generally made of meal, milk, and eggs.
Sallads, and eggs, and lighter fare
Tune the Italian spark's guitar;
And if I take Dan Congreve right,
Pudding and beef make Britons fight. Prior.
- The gut of an animal.
He'll yield the crow a pudding one of these days; the king has kill'd his heart. Shakesp. Henry V.
As sure as his guts are made of puddings. Shakesp.
- A bowel stuffed with certain mixtures of meal and other ingredients.
Mind neither good nor bad, nor right nor wrong,
But eat your puddings, slave, and hold your tongue. Prior.