Definition for scone (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for scone
But often Christie found the scone superfluous, and just ate the cream by the spoonful instead.Menu for a Moveable Feast: 10 Famous Authors and Their Favorite Foods & Recipes|Nicole Villeneuve|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
What about the scone, or the biscotti, or the lowly mandelbrot?
Victoria helped him through his scone by agreeing with him generally.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
A large assembly of Covenanters met at Scone for the crowning of the new king.Sketches of the Covenanters|J. C. McFeeters
Edward then harried the land and carried off the Stone of Destiny from Scone.Britain in the Middle Ages|Florence L. Bowman
Gwen did not laugh, and looking up I saw she had stopped in the middle of a scone on which she had embarked with great appetite.Mr. Punch in the Highlands|Various
"Splendidly," Jim said, taking his cup, and retiring from the tea-table with a scone.Back To Billabong|Mary Grant Bruce
British Dictionary definitions for scone (1 of 2)
Word Origin for scone
British Dictionary definitions for scone (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for scone
"thin, flat soft cake," 1510s, Scottish, probably shortened from Dutch schoon brood "fine bread," from Middle Dutch schoonbroot, from schoon, scone "bright, beautiful" (see sheen) + broot (see bread (n.)).