Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tea-cake: short for sally-lunn.
“Posted in chalk river reactor, gary lunn, isotope crisis, linda keen.”
“Cambridge: printed by benjamin flower, for w.h. lunn, and j. and j. merrill; and sold by j. march, norwich.”
“Ayes onlie hoam 4 lunn, n u gotz 2 hab anuuder silli lincage… wars mai tynfoile hat?”
“Very interesting read, but Google hasn't done anything new in quite a while. bernard lunn”
“Good luck with getting a real screen in your pocket, I'm sure those criminals will keep tricking you unitl you learn it ain't possible. bernard lunn”
“I think now of the batter-cakes, the light rolls, the syllabub, the sally-lunn, the ship-ships and the wafers grandma made.”
“I'll have to hurry on over and knock up a extra sally-lunn for him, I reckon.”
“But the other evening Mrs. Cobb sent over a plate of golden sally-lunn on a silver waiter, covered with a snow-white napkin; and acting on this provocation, I thought they could be trusted with a basket of cherries.”
“I myself, old and wrinkled as I am, have never forgotten how I rapped at the wrong door one morning -- the kitchen door -- and found her in that same costume, with her arms bare to the elbows and covered with flour, where she had been making a "sally lunn" for daddy.”
“Would Miss Muffet undertake to show a few girls how to make bread and rolls and biscuit and sally-lunn, and have patience with them till they were perfect little housekeepers, so far as bread was concerned.”
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