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Pudding-time

properly means just as dinner is about to begin, for our fore-fathers took their pudding before their meat. It also means in the nick of time.

“But Mars . .

In pudding-time came to his aid.”


Butler: Hudibras, i. 2.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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