Sally Lunn

noun
Sal·ly Lunn | \ˌsa-lē-ˈlən \

Definition of Sally Lunn 

: a slightly sweetened yeast-leavened bread

First Known Use of Sally Lunn

1780, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sally Lunn

Sally Lunn, 18th century English baker

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