Definition of Barmbrack

1. Noun. A rich currant cake or bun.

Generic synonyms: Bread, Breadstuff, Staff Of Life
Geographical relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland



Definition of Barmbrack

1. Noun. An Irish yeasted bread with sultanas and raisins. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barmbrack

barley water
barleycorn
barleycorns
barleylike
barleymeal
barleys
barlike
barlow
barlows
barm
barmaid
barmaids
barman
barmaster
barmasters
barmbrack (current term)
barmbracks
barmcake
barmcakes
barmcloth
barmcloths
barmecidal
barmen
barmie
barmier
barmiest
barmkin
barmkins
barmote
barmotes

Literary usage of Barmbrack

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1. The Devil's Disciple: A Melodrama by Bernard Shaw (1906)
"Also two green ware plates, on one of which she puts a barmbrack with a knife beside it. On the other she shakes some biscuits out of a tin, putting back ..."

2. A Daughter of the Fields by Katharine Tynan (1901)
"... the son and heir, was passing the teacups and pressing the barmbrack and hot, battered griddle-cakes on the ladies He was the apple of his mother's eye; ..."

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