Welsh rabbit

noun

Definition of Welsh rabbit

: melted often seasoned cheese poured over toast or crackers

First Known Use of Welsh rabbit

1725, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Welsh rabbit was in 1725

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“Welsh rabbit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Welsh%20rabbit. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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