Pud"den*ing (?), n. [Probably fr. pudden, for pudding, in allusion to its softness.] Naut. (a)

A quantity of rope-yarn, or the like, placed, as a fender, on the bow of a boat.


A bunch of soft material to prevent chafing between spars, or the like.


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