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A village of central Scotland northeast of Perth. The old part of the village was the coronation site of Scottish kings until 1651. The Stone of Scone, or Stone of Destiny, which served as a throne during the coronation rites, was taken to England by Edward I in 1296 and kept in Westminster Abbey beneath the chair used during the crowning of British monarchs. The Stone of Scone was returned to Scotland in November 1996.
1. A small, rich, biscuitlike pastry or quick bread, sometimes baked on a griddle.
2. Utah Yeast bread dough, deep-fried and served with honey and butter or with a savory filling.
[Perhaps from Dutch schoonbrood, fine white bread, from Middle Dutch schoonbroot : schoon, bright + broot, bread.]
1. (Cookery) a light plain doughy cake made from flour with very little fat, cooked in an oven or (esp originally) on a griddle, usually split open and buttered
2. Austral a slang word for head1
[C16: Scottish, perhaps from Middle Low German schonbrot, Middle Dutch schoonbrot fine bread]
(Placename) a parish in Perth and Kinross, E Scotland, consisting of the two villages of New Scone and Old Scone, formerly the site of the Pictish capital and the stone upon which medieval Scottish kings were crowned. The stone was removed to Westminster Abbey by Edward I in 1296; it was returned to Scotland in 1996 and placed in Edinburgh Castle. Scone Palace was rebuilt in the Neo-Gothic style in the 19th century
a light, biscuitlike quick bread, often baked on a griddle.
[1505–15; orig. Scots, perhaps shortened < earlier Dutch schoonbrot fine bread, white bread. See sheen, bread]
a village in central Scotland: site of coronation of Scottish kings.
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|Noun||1.||scone - small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle|
quick bread - breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking
lítil hveitikaka, skonsa
scone[skɒn] N → bollo m (inglés)
scone[ˈskɒn] n → scone m
scone(skon) , ((American) skoun) noun
a kind of small, flat cake made of flour and fat. scones and jam. scone فَطيرَه، كَعْكَةٌ مُسْتَديرَه ومُسَطَّحَه кифла bolinho koláček weiches Teegebäck scone τηγανίταbollo lusikapannkook بيسكويت teeleipä petit pain au lait סְקוֹנס केक pogača kb. lángos kue lítil hveitikaka, skonsa (tipo di focaccina) 焼菓子 (핫케이크) 스콘 bandelė plācenis skon cakeje liten bolle !!rodzaj ciastka كلچه، ټكۍ، بسكټ bolinho biscuite din făină de grâu/de orz булочка, скон koláčik čajni kolaček pogačica scones ขนมเค้กเล็ก ๆ กลมและแบน skon (英)烤餅，司康 коржик آٹے اور چکنائی سے بنایا گیا سیب bánh nướng 烤饼，司康