Welsh rarebit

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noun Welsh rare·bit \ -ˈrer-bət \

Definition of Welsh rarebit

Origin and Etymology of welsh rarebit

by alteration


WELSH RAREBIT Defined for English Language Learners

Welsh rarebit

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noun

Definition of Welsh rarebit for English Language Learners

  • : melted cheese served on toast or crackers


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