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  • n. A doughnut.

Etymologies

From Dutch. Literally "oily cake". (Wiktionary)

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  • See also oly-cook.

    August 6, 2008

  • Literally, "oil cake" — a small ball-shaped cake made of sweetened dough and traditionally fried in lard (similar to a doughnut), originating in Dutch cookery and introduced to America by Dutch settlers in New York.

    August 6, 2008