One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A dessert consisting of ice cream served with fruit, cream, and other sweet ingredients in a tall glass.
- ‘Established in 1935, this art deco ice-cream palace is still serving up Knickerbocker Glories the size of the Empire State Building.’
- ‘There is a savoury menu too, but you might prefer to tuck straight into a magnificent knickerbocker glory.’
- ‘Desserts feature all the usual childhood stand-bys: rhubarb crumble, knickerbocker glory and bread-and-butter pudding.’
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