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burnt almond

Often, burnt almonds. roasted sweet almond.
Origin of burnt almond
First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Cyril, with dreamy sentiment, "How I wish I was a burnt almond!"

    Airy Fairy Lilian Margaret Wolfe Hamilton (AKA Duchess)
  • Each had a full measure of coloured sugar-plums at the usual price, and along with these a burnt almond gratis.

    The Parent's Assistant Maria Edgeworth
British Dictionary definitions for burnt almond

burnt almond

a sweet consisting of an almond enclosed in burnt sugar
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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