One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A rich, spiced flour pudding made with raisins or currants.
- ‘On both sides of the Atlantic plum duff began as something very plain and unpretentious.’
- ‘It was a bit like the currants and raisins in one of those plum duffs devoured around this time.’
- ‘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.’
plum duff/ˌpləm ˈdəf/
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