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Scone

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — History.

An ancient Scottish settlement to the north of Perth, believed to be on the site of the capital of the Picts, where the kings of medieval Scotland were crowned on the Stone of Scone.

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scone

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 49 words.

A variety of tea cake originally made from white flour or barley meal and sour milk or buttermilk in Scone,

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scone

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 49 words.

A variety of tea cake originally made from white flour or barley meal and sour milk or buttermilk in Scone,

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scone

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 157 words.

The scone comes from Scotland—the first known reference to it comes in a translation of the Aeneid (1513)

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scone

G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 155 words.

The head, esp. in such expressions as ‘off his scone’: NZ 1942 OED [? from sconce] 1946 Sunday Sun

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scone

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 161 words.

The scone comes from Scotland—the first known reference to it comes in a translation of the Aeneid (1513)

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scone

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 69 words.

(also Australian) informalnoun the head. • verb strike, hit (especially about the head). do one’s scone lose

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scone

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

A variety of tea cake originally made from white flour or barley meal and sour milk or buttermilk in Scone, Scotland; baked on a griddle and cut in quarters. A drop scone (Scotch pancake)...

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scone

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 141 words.

[E16th]

Until the 19th century the scone was known only in Scotland. The novels of Sir Walter Scott probably helped

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Scone

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — History.

An ancient Scottish settlement to the north of Perth, believed to be on the site of the capital of the Picts, where the kings of medieval Scotland were crowned on the Stone of Scone.

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fried scones

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

plural noun portions of scone mixture fried in a pan.

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