Shrewsbury cake

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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