jaffle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a trademark for a utensil that creates jaffles.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒæfl̩/
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  • Rhymes: -æfəl

Noun[edit]

jaffle (plural jaffles)

  1. (Australia, South Africa) A type of toasted sandwich that is sealed around the edge in one piece NOT separated in the centre, it has a filling example an egg. A toastie or Breville is separated with a diagonal creases.
    • 2023 June 4, James Shackell, “‘It’s a travesty they’ve disappeared’: what ever happened to jaffle irons?”, in The Guardian[1], →ISSN:
      For him, the mark of a true jaffle is those gnarly, pressure-sealed edges. “You need those nasty corners – nasty in the best way – when the sauce oozes out the sides and goes super caramelised.”

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