nuncheon

nuncheon

(ˈnʌntʃən)
n
an insubstantial snack or form of sustenance consumed in the afternoon
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Yes,--I left London this morning at eight o'clock, and the only ten minutes I have spent out of my chaise since that time procured me a nuncheon at Marlborough.
For example, Luncheon, Nuncheon and Other Meals: Eating with the Victorians is the title of a new book, edited by C.