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stollen

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noun, stol·len \ˈshtō-lən, ˈshtȯ-, ˈshtə-, or with s for sh\

Definition of stollen

plural stollen or stollens

  1. :  a sweet yeast bread of German origin containing fruit and nuts



Origin of stollen

German, literally, post, support, from Old High German stollo — more at stela


First Known Use: 1906


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