Cross-bun
Cross-bun Cross"-bun` (-b[u^]n`), n. A bun or cake marked with a cross of icing, and intended to be eaten on Good Friday; also, called {{hot cross bun}}, even when not hot. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • cross bun — noun moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross shaped sugar glaze • Syn: ↑hot cross bun • Hypernyms: ↑sweet roll, ↑coffee roll * * * cross bun see ↑hot cross bun under ↑hot1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross bun — hot cross bun hot cross bun ( b[u^]n ), n. A bun or cake marked with a cross of icing, and intended to be eaten on Good Friday; called also {cross bun}. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cross-bun — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot cross bun — Cross bun Cross bun ( b[u^]n ), n. A bun or cake marked with a cross of icing, and intended to be eaten on Good Friday; also, called {{hot cross bun}}, even when not hot. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • hot cross bun — noun moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross shaped sugar glaze • Syn: ↑cross bun • Hypernyms: ↑sweet roll, ↑coffee roll * * * noun : a raisin bun marked with a cross made of sugar frosting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hot cross bun — Hot cross buns Le hot cross bun ou cross bun[1] est un petit pain sucré, levé, fait avec des épices, des raisins de Corinthe ou des raisins, incorporant souvent des …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hot cross bun — ( b[u^]n ), n. A bun or cake marked with a cross of icing, and intended to be eaten on Good Friday; called also {cross bun}. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hot cross bun — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hot cross bun : singular hot cross bun plural hot cross buns a sweet cake for one person, marked with a small cross on the top and traditionally eaten at Easter …   English dictionary

  • hot cross bun — hot′ cross bun′ n. coo a bun with a cross of frosting on it, eaten chiefly during Lent • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

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