Origin of sundae
Examples from the Web for sundae
Contemporary Examples of sundae
The sundae is meant to be a delectable marriage of textures: squishy and crunchy.First Cronuts, Now Sundaes in a Can
August 1, 2014
One less Democrat in the Senate would make for a nice little cherry on their sundae.Behind the GOP Game on Rice
November 27, 2012
The effect is like eating a sundae and some bacon, not a bacon sundae.
Sundae ingredients are typically small and can be taken in manageable bites for a mouthful of flavor.
Historical Examples of sundae
A George Washington sundae, please, with plenty of ‘sundae’ on it.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn
Now take the lady outside, smooth her off and regale her with a lovers' sundae.Hints to Pilgrims
Charles Stephen Brooks
They went into the drug store on the corner and had a sundae apiece.The Corner House Girls
Grace Brooks Hill
There wasn't any use trying to melt a sundae with it, anyhow.Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West
William MacLeod Raine
Billy Simmons paused in the act of reaching for a sundae glass.The Sturdy Oak
Samuel Merwin, et al.
Word Origin for sundae
1897, American English, thought to be an alteration of Sunday, perhaps re-spelled in deference to religious feelings; but the reason for the name is uncertain; perhaps "ice cream left over from Sunday, on sale later." For a fuller account of the speculations, see H.L. Mencken, "The American Language," Supplement I (1945), pp.376-7.