Definition of spotted dick in English:

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spotted dick

Pronunciation: /ˌspädəd ˈdik/

noun

British
A suet pudding containing currants.
Example sentences
  • If food at home was simple and basic, food at school was vile: gristly stews, egg substitute, watery cabbage, semolina, and spotted dick drowned in custard.
  • Items on the dessert menu - which included raspberry meringue, banana split, New York cheesecake, spotted dick and treacle sponge - were very tempting, but the other courses unfortunately left no room.
  • Puddings - apple crumble, treacle roly-poly and spotted dick, served with custard, cream or vegan ice cream - cost £1.50.
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