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n. pl. stollen or stol·lens
A rich yeast bread containing dried fruit, such as raisins, candied fruit, such as citron, chopped nuts, and spices.
[German, prop, support, stollen; see stull.]
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stollen(ˈstəʊlən; German ˈʃtɔlən)
(Cookery) a rich sweet bread containing nuts, raisins, etc
[German, from Stollen wooden post, prop; so called from its shape; see stall1]
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stol•len(ˈstoʊ lən; Ger. ˈʃtɔ lən)
a sweetened German bread made from raised dough, usu. containing nuts, raisins, and citron.
[1925–30; < German Stolle(n), literally, post, support; so called from its shape]
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