Meaning of spotted dog in English:

spotted dog


  • 1A Dalmatian dog.

  • 2British

    another term for spotted dick

    ‘No one the shape of the gunner's wife could make frumenty, or spotted dog, or syllabub, and he did not wish to have anything to do with her.’
    • ‘A sweet version of the bread can also be prepared with the addition of sugar and currants, raisins, or sultanas; this is known by a variety of names including spotted dick, spotted dog, and railway cake.’