currant bun

  1. British a sweet bun containing currants

  2. Scot another name for black bun

  1. Cockney rhyming slang son

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How to use currant bun in a sentence

  • "That is the way he teaches us," said the Captain to Barty, eagerly handing him a currant bun with one of his best bows.

    Barty Crusoe and His Man Saturday | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • "Good boy," said Angel, and The Seraph presented the little dog with the large currant bun.

    Explorers of the Dawn | Mazo de la Roche
  • It was only yesterday we had the last o' oor Ne'erday currant-bun, and here's the valenteens!

    Erchie | (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • Indeed, for lurid and somewhat pessimistic narrative, there is nothing like the ordinary currant bun, eaten new and in quantity.

  • Smith, his mouth full of currant bun, spluttered with laughter.

    Cynthia's Chauffeur | Louis Tracy