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barmbrack

noun
  1. Irish a loaf of bread with currants in itAlso: barnbrack Often shortened to: brack
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Word Origin

from Irish Gaelic bairín breac speckled loaf
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Historical Examples

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

    Dubliners

    James Joyce