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Bath bun

noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • 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

noun
  1. British a sweet bun containing spices and dried fruit
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Word Origin

C19: from Bath, where it was originally made
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