teacake

[ tee-keyk ]
/ ˈtiˌkeɪk /

noun

a small cake, cookie, tart, or the like, for serving with tea or punch.
(in England) a light, flat, sweet cake with raisins, usually buttered and served hot with tea.

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Origin of teacake

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; tea + cake
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British Dictionary definitions for teacake

teacake
/ (ˈtiːˌkeɪk) /

noun

British a flat cake made from a yeast dough with raisins in it, usually eaten toasted and buttered
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