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(Cookery) Brit a flat cake made from a yeast dough with raisins in it, usually eaten toasted and buttered



Brit. a light, flat cake with raisins.
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Noun1.teacake - flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with teateacake - flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea
cookie, cooky, biscuit - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.teacake - any of various small cakes or cookies often served with tea
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
Sally Lunn - a flat round slightly sweet teacake usually served hot
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[ˈtiːkeɪk] n (British)petit pain aux raisins
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