Definition of Pandowdy

1. Noun. Deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust.

Exact synonyms: Dowdy
Generic synonyms: Pastry



Definition of Pandowdy

1. n. A deep pie or pudding made of baked apples, or of sliced bread and apples baked together, with no bottom crust.

Definition of Pandowdy

1. Noun. (American English) A pudding of spiced, sliced apples (or other fruit), sugar and butter, baked with a crumble topping in a deep dish ¹

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Definition of Pandowdy

1. an apple dessert [n -DIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pandowdy

pandigital
pandimensional
pandit
pandits
pandoor
pandoors
pandora
pandora's pneumonitis
pandoras
pandore
pandores
pandoro
pandour
pandours
pandowdies
pandowdy (current term)
pands
pandura
panduras
pandurate
pandurate leaf
panduriform
panduriform leaf
pandy
pandybat
pandybats
pandying
pandæmonism
pane

Literary usage of Pandowdy

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1846 Such glowing encomiums on pandowdy and pumpkin- pie ! Such affectionate mention of ... 1852 [He would] fill my plate from the great dish of pandowdy. ..."

2. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1856)
"P. pandowdy BAND. A correspondent writing from Bow- doin College says: ... The pandowdy Band, as it is called, has no regular place nor time of meeting. ..."

3. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1859)
"P. pandowdy BAND. A correspondent writing from Bow- doin College says: ... The pandowdy Band, as it is called, has no regular place nor time of meeting. ..."

4. The Temperance Tales by Lucius Manlius Sargent (1856)
"He regretted that he could not attend, as he was engaged in getting ready for an arbitration of some matters, in dispute, between Colonel pandowdy and Mr. ..."

5. Hood's Practical Cook's Book: For the Average Household by Hood, C.I., & Co, C.I. Hood & Co. (Lowell, Mass.) (1897)
"A "pandowdy" is a New England Yankee dish, with a colonial flavor. It was immensely good in "good Old Colony times," but is better today, because real ..."

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