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stotty

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Pronunciation: /ˈstɒti
 
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(also stottie, stotty cake)

Definition of stotty in English:

noun (plural stotties)

[mass noun] Northern English
1A kind of coarse bread made from spare scraps of white dough.
Example sentences
  • This causes the stottie to become rather unpleasant and damp.
  • She will be able to buy a little more stotty cake and perhaps a bottle of Newcastle brown now and again.
  • Stotty is a Geordie expression meaning ‘bounce’, and you may see why it's called stotty bread, stotty cake, or flat cake when you read the recipe.
1.1 [count noun] A soft roll made from coarse bread.
Example sentences
  • If you want a sandwich leave the packaged triangle shaped things in London and wait till you get to Newcastle and ask for a filled stottie.
  • You can get Brown Ale over here in Alberta, but there are no stotty cakes in Quebec as far as I know
  • By the way, the Geordie brekkie of a stotty cake isn't breakfast to us Cumbrians.

Origin

of unknown origin.

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