Origin of rarebit
Examples from the Web for rarebit
The genius who propounded the statement that “there is nothing like leather” could surely never have sampled a cold Welsh rarebit!Cakes & Ale|Edward Spencer
There were three things in the culinary line that the sum of Janes accomplishments included—nut salad, rarebit and tea.
Then Stuyvesant wanted a rarebit and Frances made it, so that it was after one before Don reached his own home.The Wall Street Girl|Frederick Orin Bartlett
When the eggs are poached and the rarebit ready, place an egg above the rarebit on each slice of toast.Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties|Janet McKenzie Hill
Perhaps becoming a Welsh rarebit represents the height of some girls' ideals, but this is hard to believe.A Girl's Student Days and After|Jeannette Marks
British Dictionary definitions for rarebit
Word Origin for rarebit
Word Origin and History for rarebit
1785, perversion of (Welsh) rabbit, as if from rare + bit. See Welsh.