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  • dough, often shaped as a ball and with flavourings etc. added, cooked by boiling or steaming directly in the cooking fluid cf. pudding which is usually cooked in a container (hence pudding bowl)
  • an endearment
          "My little dumpling."
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Dump"ling (?), n. [Dimin. of dump an illshapen piece; cf. D. dompelen to plunge, dip, duck, Scot. to dump in to plunge into, and E. dump, v. t.] A roundish mass of dough boiled in soup, or as a sort of pudding; often, a cover of paste inclosing an apple or other fruit, and boiled or baked; as, an apple dumpling.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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