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sally lunn

or Sally Lunn

[luhn] /lʌn/
noun
1.
a slightly sweetened teacake served hot with butter.
Origin of sally lunn
1770-1780
First recorded in 1770-80; after a woman who sold them in Bath, England, at the end of the 18th century
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Sally Lunn

/lʌn/
noun
1.
a flat round cake made from a sweet yeast dough, usually served hot
Word Origin
C19: said to be named after an 18th-century English baker who invented it
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