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Dumplings   /dˈəmplɪŋz/   Listen

Small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough.  Synonym: dumpling.

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"Dumplings" Quotes from Famous Books

... neighbourhood of the hamlet in which he was born. Borrow, we may be sure, would have repudiated 'Dumpling Green' if he could. The name had a humorous suggestion. To this day they call boys from Norfolk 'Norfolk Dumplings' in the neighbouring shires. But East Dereham was something to be proud of. In it had died the writer who, through the greater part of Borrow's life, remained the favourite poet of that half of England which professed the Evangelical creed in which Borrow was brought ...
— George Borrow and His Circle - Wherein May Be Found Many Hitherto Unpublished Letters Of - Borrow And His Friends • Clement King Shorter

... value. How to make tough cuts of meat palatable. Pork chops with fried apples. Beef or mutton stew with vegetables and dumplings. Rabbit stew. Bacon. ...
— Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools • Ministry of Education Ontario

... the witch. "I am so hungry that my ribs are beginning to bend inwards. I must go and have sausages and mash and two apple dumplings." ...
— Living Alone • Stella Benson

... going to have dumplings for supper to-night," said Holland, "and turkey and sausages. Don't you, Mary?" He snuffed hungrily at the saucepan ...
— The Little Colonel's House Party • Annie Fellows Johnston

... covered with a cloth, and Perronel quickly placed on it a yellow bowl of excellent beef broth, savoury with vegetables and pot-herbs, and with meat and dumplings floating in it. A lesser bowl was provided for each of the company, with horn spoons, and a loaf of good wheaten bread, and a tankard of excellent ale. Randall declared that his Perronel made far daintier dishes than my Lord Archbishop's ...
— The Armourer's Prentices • Charlotte Mary Yonge

... Berry exhibited his legs for further proof, desiring Austin's confirmation as to their being dumplings. ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

Words linked to "Dumplings" :   matzah ball, wonton, alimentary paste, matzo ball, pasta, matzoh ball, gnocchi, won ton

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