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Figgie-dowdie
Puddings and Sweet Deserts
Devon and Cornwall

(or Figgy-Dowdy)

Admiral William Henry Smyth's 'Sailor's word-book' of 1865 refers to: "FIGGIE-DOWDIE. A west-country pudding, made with raisins, and much in vogue at sea among the Cornish and Devon men. Cant west-country term for plum-pudding - figs and dough.


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See:
Christmas Pudding
Figgie Hobbin or Figgyhobbin
Figgie-dowdie
Figgy Apples
Figgy Pudding







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