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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DUMPLING

So the monkey ate the dumpling, and boy, dog and monkey all trudged on together.

Peach-Prince told him, and at the same time offered him a dumpling.

So she put her spectacles into her pocket, and began to eat the dumpling.

Loose my dumpling too; And butter'd toasts and woodcocks?Mar.

Esther looks like a sausage, and Mellicent looks like a dumpling.

Do not let the pot stop boiling, or the dumpling will be heavy.

Corrections made by the author of Dumpling are similarly marked.

I was poking at my dumpling when he asked me if I were a socialist.

The Seraph cast one anguished look at his dumpling and burst into tears.

It belongs as much to the cooking of a dumpling as it does to the belief in deity.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, Norfolk dialect, of uncertain origin, perhaps from some Low German word or from noun dump "lump" (late 18c.). Related: Dumplings.

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