olykoek

[ ol-i-kook ]
/ ˈɒl ɪˌkʊk /

noun Hudson Valley: Older Use.

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Origin of olykoek

1800–10, Americanism;<New York Dutch; compare Dutch oliekoek oilseed cake, equivalent to olieoil + koek cake (see cookie)

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