A popoverlike quick bread served with roast beef, baked in the drippings of the beef.
A dish consisting of a batter of flour, eggs, and milk, baked usually in the drippings of roasting or roasted meat.
A dish made from batter
baked in fat, usually served as an accompaniment to roast beef
but sometimes (in a larger form) served with other fillings or as a separate course.
Origin of yorkshire-pudding
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition