a round, sweet bun or small, oval cake, traditionally made to celebrate All Souls' Day.
soul patchRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Lexical Investigations: Soul mateThough the phrase soul mate gained steam toward the end of the twentieth century, the idea goes all the way back to Plato’s Symposium, written in 385–380 BCE. In Symposium, when the two dialogists discuss love, Aristophanes tells Socrates that human beings used to have four arms, four legs, and two faces, and they were happy and complete. But Zeus was jealous and split them in …
- soul brother,
- soul food,
- soul kiss,
- soul mate,
- soul music,
- soul of, the
Origin of soul cake
First recorded in 1680–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019