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rock cake

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Definition of rock cake in English:

noun

chiefly British
A small currant cake with a hard rough surface.
Example sentences
  • He has a reference to City gentlemen in London in the 1870s standing at a counter and lunching ‘off a glass of sherry with a rock cake or a couple of biscuits’.
  • I was sitting in the Commons tea room last week, munching a mournful rock cake and studying the newspapers.
  • But if society is crumbling under the weight of gender wars, the Ramsay household seems solid as a service station rock cake.

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