Bath bun


a round, sweet bun, usually containing raisins, citron, etc.



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Origin of Bath bun

First recorded in 1795–1805 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for bath bun

  • Nina jumped up and shook the bath-bun crumbs off her green muslin pinafore.

    Man and Maid|E. (Edith) Nesbit

British Dictionary definitions for bath bun

bath bun


British a sweet bun containing spices and dried fruit

Word Origin for bath bun

C19: from Bath, where it was originally made
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