a round, sweet bun, usually containing raisins, citron, etc.
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Origin of Bath bun
First recorded in 1795–1805
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Examples 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 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C19: from Bath, where it was originally made
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