Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Meat minced and seasoned as for sausages, enveloped in a roll of flour paste, and cooked.

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Examples

  • She imagines his statesman's voice and his gracious and reliable words, his wild, woolly hair, his eyes squeezed shut in sympathy, and far away, she is sure that she can see their daughter stepping out from her little orange paddling pool, happy by the looks of it, to be wrapped up in a towel like a perfect little sausage-roll.

    Young Skin

  • Jo felt as if he would like a sausage roll and he went into a sausage-roll shop.

    The Magic Faraway Tree

  • Janellan, who had been a rosy maid in the service of the Doctor's grandfather, the Parson, had thought the world's worth of Master Owen, from the first time she set eyes on him in a white frock, with a sausage-roll curl and diamond-patterned socks.

    The Dop Doctor

  • To cap his misfortunes, the nation suffered from a sudden invasion of immigrant epigrammatists, so that cynicisms went a-begging at ten for a sausage-roll.

    Without Prejudice

  • "Was it the milkman?" asked my boyfriend blurrily, from the centre of the sausage-roll construction he had made of the duvet.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • And suppose Clara’s unknown luncheon to have been “3 buns, one queen-cake, one sausage-roll, and 2 bottles of Zoëdone”: while the two little sisters had been indulging in “8 buns, 4 queen-cakes, 2 sausage-rolls, and 6 bottles of Zoëdone (Poorsouls, how thirsty they must have been!)

    A Tangled Tale

  • “I had Dennett send up one of his coffee-boilers so that the men should have hot coffee through the night, and there's a sausage-roll man close to him who's doing a big business.

    The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him

  • "I had Dennett send up one of his coffee-boilers so that the men should have hot coffee through the night, and there's a sausage-roll man close to him who's doing a big business.

    The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him

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