Definition of Porcupine ball
1. Noun. Meat patties rolled in rice and simmered in a tomato sauce.
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Literary usage of Porcupine ball
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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1836)
"eel; iasg, a fish: Welsh, ball-asg,* a porcupine; ball-awg, a hedgehog. The German igel, hedgehog, (Ang.-Sax. igil,) is undoubtedly so called from its sharp ..."
2. Holme Lee's Fairy Tales by Holme Lee (1869)
"... then Larkspur, buoyant and light-hearted as ever, assuring the agonised Leader that he would roll himself into a porcupine-ball, and thus tempt the Ogre ..."