[stoh-luh n; German shtaw-luh n]
- a sweetened bread made from raised dough, usually containing nuts, raisins, and citron.
Origin of stollen
1925–30; < German Stolle(n), literally, post, support; so called from its shape
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Examples from the Web for stollen
The Stollen was paraded through the city of Dresden, and later an appointed “Stollen girl” cut the cake.
The tradition of baking of Stollen is probably the strongest in Dresden, Germany.
Théeues bring thither their stollen goods, and there liue thereon.
After the second "Stollen" he requires the young knight to make the "Abgesang."
The first and second parts were alike in metre and melody, and were called "Stollen."
Page 40, Practies changed to Practices in which by these and such like Practices are stollen,.An Essay to the Restoring of our Decayed Trade.
There were two May-poles set up in my parish (Kingsnorton); the one was stollen, and the other was given by a profest Papist.Notes and Queries for Worcestershire
- a rich sweet bread containing nuts, raisins, etc
German, from Stollen wooden post, prop; so called from its shape; see stall 1
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