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barmbrack

/ (ˈbɑːmˌbræk) /
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noun
Irish a loaf of bread with currants in itAlso: barnbrack Often shortened to: brack
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Word Origin for barmbrack

from Irish Gaelic bairín breac speckled loaf
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How to use barmbrack in a sentence

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

    Dubliners|James Joyce
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