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1US Originally US a raised counter in a home kitchen.
2A café where breakfast is sold at a counter.
3US Originally US a prepackaged food similar in size and shape to a chocolate bar, typically made of cereal and fruit, and eaten instead of a sit-down breakfast.
1930s; earliest use found in The Washington Post.
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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.