Definition of boxty in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒksti/
(also boxty bread)


[mass noun]
A type of bread made using grated raw potatoes and flour, originally in Ireland.
Example sentences
  • Yet Ann kept up the old tradition of churning butter, serving up boxty, potato cakes, crubeens and many other Irish treats.
  • Or boxty pancakes, made from a batter of mashed cooked potatoes mixed with grated raw potatoes, flour, bicarbonate of soda and buttermilk, fried until crisp and eaten with crisp rashers of bacon or pure Irish honey.
  • In addition to the usual range of baked goods and fresh produce, they are now pleased to offer home-made potato cakes and boxty every Friday.


From Irish bacstaí.

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