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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A fruitcake (sometimes covered with almond paste) eaten at mid-Lent or Easter or Christmas; A crisp bread of fine white flour.

Usage examples (29)
  • The pastry, also called simnel cake, was a rich fruit cake, remembered by Robert Herrick in the lines:
  • Earlier, she and the audience got a good laugh when she asked to hear the word "simnel" in a sentence and was told: "The Wilsons had long ago lost their appetite for...
  • Last year I made very traditional simnel cupcakes so I decided on a change.
  • A simnel cake is a light fruit cake, similar to a Christmas cake, that is covered in marzipan. for more
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