- sunda islands,
- sunda strait,
- sunday baby,
- sunday best,
- sunday clothes
Origin of sundae
Examples from the Web for sundae
The sundae is meant to be a delectable marriage of textures: squishy and crunchy.
One less Democrat in the Senate would make for a nice little cherry on their sundae.
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.
Looking across the little table at him over her sundae, she questioned him with innocent impudence.Bucky O'Connor|William MacLeod Raine
Jessie feared that Belle would overhear the comments of Burd and her chum, and she hurried the eating of her second sundae.
She had a sundae and bought some chocolates for Mrs. Peabody, and then remembered the farmer's remark about the nursery.Betty Gordon at Bramble Farm|Alice B. Emerson
She wanted to find Eva Larry, who would be down town, too, and treat her to a sundae.The Corner House Girls|Grace Brooks Hill
A George Washington sundae, please, with plenty of ‘sundae’ on it.
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.