scone

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scone

noun \ˈskōn, ˈskän\

: a small, often sweet bread that sometimes has pieces of dried fruit in it

Full Definition of SCONE

:  a rich quick bread cut into usually triangular shapes and cooked on a griddle or baked on a sheet

Origin of SCONE

perhaps from Dutch schoonbrood fine white bread, from schoon pure, clean + brood bread
First Known Use: 1513

Scone

geographical name \ˈskün\

Definition of SCONE

locality E Scotland NE of Perth pop 3713

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