Definition of Dumplings

1. Noun. Small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough.

Exact synonyms: Dumpling
Generic synonyms: Alimentary Paste, Pasta
Specialized synonyms: Gnocchi, Matzah Ball, Matzo Ball, Matzoh Ball, Won Ton, Wonton



Definition of Dumplings

1. Noun. (plural of dumpling) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dumplings

1. dumpling [n] - See also: dumpling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dumplings

dumpier
dumpies
dumpiest
dumpily
dumpiness
dumpinesses
dumping
dumping one's load
dumping syndrome
dumpings
dumpish
dumple
dumpled
dumples
dumpling
dumplings (current term)
dumplingy
dumps
dumps one's load
dumpsite
dumpsites
dumpster
dumpster-diver
dumpster-diving
dumpster dive
dumpster diver
dumpster divers
dumpster dives
dumpster diving

Literary usage of Dumplings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Young Housekeeper's Friend by Cornelius (1862)
"Apple dumplings (boiled). THE best and most healthful crust for them is made like cream tartar biscuit, or with potatoes, according to the directions under ..."

2. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"dumplings. Oxford dumplings. Of grated bread two ounces, currants and shred ... Mix with two eggs and a little milk into five dumplings, and fry of a fine ..."

3. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1847)
"How is't that you can like a greyhound go, The Apple dumplings and a King. Once on a* time, a monarch, tired with whooping, Whipping and spurring, ..."

4. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"The Apple dumplings and a King. Once on a time, a monarch, ... Had finished apple dumplings for her pot : In tempting row the naked dumplings lay, ..."

5. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"In this case some of the liquid must be removed, that dumplings may rest on meat and potato, and not settle into ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1861)
"The poison was unquestionably in the dumplings ; it was unquestionably placed there during their preparation. Who but Fenning could have done this'? ..."

7. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"... Gravy with Flour— dumplings for Meats—Corn dumplings for Meats—dumplings for Boiled Rump of Beef—Brine for Corning Beef—To Boil Corned Beef—Corned Beef ..."

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