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 (stō′lən, shtō′-)
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.]


(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]


(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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Panettone, pandoro, stollen, fouaces, pompes, pastis, koeckbotteram, cramiques, and couques; no matter the language, the result is the same: cake-like breads made for holidays and yearly celebrations.