Shrewsbury cake

noun
Shrews·​bury cake | \ ˈsh(r)ü|zb(ə)rē-, ˈsh(r)ō|, -ˌberē-, -ri- sometimes by r-dissimilation ˈshü| or |ˈshō| \

Definition of Shrewsbury cake

: a short sweet biscuit baked in wafers

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History and Etymology for Shrewsbury cake

from Shrewsbury, city in western England

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“Shrewsbury cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shrewsbury%20cake. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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