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plum duff

Syllabification: plum duff

Definition of plum duff in English:

noun

A rich, spiced flour pudding made with raisins or currants.
Example sentences
  • On both sides of the Atlantic plum duff began as something very plain and unpretentious.
  • And Dad used to boil up the plum duff in the copper - it was so clean you could see your face in it.
  • Either or both should keep the hideous nephews quiet during those awkward hours following the annual over-intake of turkey, cheap champagne and plum duff.

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