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A sweet, light teacake, typically served hot.
- ‘Those original Sally Lunns were baked as large buns, split horizontally and slathered with thick clotted cream.’
- ‘Sally Lunns are made from a drop batter and are usually baked in deep layer-cake pans.’
Said to be from the name of a woman selling such cakes in Bath c. 1800.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.