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Sally Lunn

A tea-cake; so called from Sally Lunn, the pastrycook of Bath, who used to cry them about in a basket at the close of the eighteenth century. Dalmer, the baker, bought her recipe, and made a song about the buns.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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