scone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally Scottish, probably a contraction of Middle Low German schonbrot, Middle Dutch schoonbroot (fine bread).

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Noun[edit]

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scone (plural scones)

  1. A small, rich, pastry or quick bread, sometimes baked on a griddle
  2. (Utah) frybread served with honey butter spread on the cooked bread

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Verb[edit]

scone (third-person singular simple present scones, present participle sconing, simple past and past participle sconed)

  1. (Australia, NZ) To hit, especially on the head.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Adjective[edit]

scone

  1. Alternative spelling of schone

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

scone

  1. to strike the surface of something with some flat object
  2. to crush flat with a slap

Noun[edit]

scone (plural scones)

  1. a semisweet cake made of wheat or barley flour, usually large and round
  2. a slap with the flat of the hand

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