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currant bun

noun
1.
(Brit) a sweet bun containing currants
2.
(Scot) another name for black bun
3.
(Cockney, rhyming slang) son
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  • "That is the way he teaches us," said the Captain to Barty, eagerly handing him a currant bun with one of his best bows.

    Barty Crusoe and His Man Saturday Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Smith, his mouth full of currant bun, spluttered with laughter.

    Cynthia's Chauffeur Louis Tracy

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