barmbrack

/ (ˈbɑːmˌbræk) /

noun

Irish a loaf of bread with currants in itAlso: barnbrack Often shortened to: brack

Nearby words

  1. barlow, joel,
  2. barm,
  3. barm cake,
  4. barmaid,
  5. barman,
  6. barmecidal,
  7. barmecide,
  8. barmecides,
  9. barmen,
  10. barmy

Word Origin for barmbrack

from Irish Gaelic bairín breac speckled loaf

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Examples from the Web for barmbrack

  • Maria superintended the distribution of the barmbrack and saw that every woman got her four slices.

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