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A small, usually ring-shaped or twisted cake of sweet dough fried in deep fat.

[From obsolete Dutch krulle-koken, rolled-up cake, from Middle Dutch crulle-koken, to curl, from crulle, curly.]
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(ˈkrʌlə) or


(Cookery) US and Canadian a light sweet ring-shaped cake, fried in deep fat
[C19: from Dutch krulle, from krullen to curl]
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(ˈkrʌl ər)

1. a twisted oblong pastry of doughnut dough, deep-fried and sugared.
2. a light raised doughnut, usu. having a ridged surface topped with icing.
[1795–1805; < Dutch krul curl]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cruller - small friedcake formed into twisted strips and friedcruller - small friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried; richer than doughnuts
friedcake - small cake in the form of a ring or twist or ball or strip fried in deep fat
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[ˈkrʌləʳ] N (US) → buñuelo m
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There was the doughty doughnut, the tender olykoek, and the crisp and crumbling cruller; sweet cakes and short cakes, ginger cakes and honey cakes, and the whole family of cakes.
Way out West in the wild and woolly prairie land, Lived a cowboy by the name of Levi, He loved a blue blood Indian maiden, And came to serenade her like a "tough guy." Big Chief "Cruller Legs" was the maiden's father And he tried to keep Levi away, But Levi didn't care, for ev'ry ev'ning With his Broncho Buster, Giddyap!
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There was the doughty doughnut, the tenderer oly koek, and the crisp and crumbling cruller; sweet cakes and short cakes, ginger-cakes and honey-cakes, and the whole family of cakes.
Only selected Mister Donut Shops offer these products like the French Cruller, the Do-ssant - Mister Donut's version of the Cronut, and the newest addition to the collection, the Old-Fashioned Donuts.
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So I just eat my hot cruller and try to remember how to get back to my house from here.
Into the breach stepped Dwight Slagg, jelly cruller in hand.
Made with real Yukon gold potatoes, sugar and cinnamon, they're darker than your average cruller and won't make you feel like you're taking your life in your hands by eating them.
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Bataan ESG is made up of amphiblous assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5); amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD): amphiblous dock landing ship U55 Fort McHenry (LSD 43); gelded-missile cruller USS Anzlo ICG 681: guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 78) and USS James E.
I bought a chocolate cruller, Monkeyfur ate a bear claw.