Bath bun

noun Brit. a round yeast bun containing currants and topped with icing or sugar.
Origin
named after the city of Bath in SW England, where it was orig. made.

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  • bath bun — n. Brit. a round spiced kind of bun with currants, often iced. Etymology: Bath in S. England, named from its hot springs * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized 1st B Etymology: from Bath, England : a round bun made of sweet yeast dough containing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bath bun — The Bath bun is a rich, sweet yeast dough shaped round that has a lump of sugar baked in the bottom and more crushed sugar sprinkled on top after baking. Variations in ingredients include candied fruit peel, currants or larger raisins or sultanas …   Wikipedia

  • bath bun — n British 1. the sun. A less common alternative to currant bun. ► All this bleedin rain. I ve forgotten what the old bath bun looks like. (Recorded, street trader, London, 1988) 2. a son Both uses are London working class rhym ing slang from the… …   Contemporary slang

  • bath bun — /baθ ˈbʌn/ (say bahth bun) noun a sweet, spiced bun containing dried fruit …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bath bun — a round, sweet bun, usually containing raisins, citron, etc. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Bun — A bun is a small, usually sweet bread. Commonly they are hand sized or smaller, domed in shape with a flat bottom. It can also mean a savory bread roll similar to a bap or barmcake.Basic buns are usually made using flour, sugar, eggs, yeast and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Hot cross bun — This article is about the food. For the nursery rhyme, see Hot Cross Buns. Hot cross buns A hot cross bun, or cross bun,[1] is a sweet, yeast leavened, spiced bun made with currants or raisins, often with …   Wikipedia

  • Sally Lunn bun — A Sally Lunn bun is a traditional version of a manchet, a traditional English yeast bread originating from Bath in the English West Counry. History The recipe for this bun is said to have originated in Bath with the arrival in 1680 of a Huguenot… …   Wikipedia

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