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gingersnap

[jin-jer-snap] /ˈdʒɪn dʒərˌsnæp/
noun
1.
a small, brittle cookie flavored with ginger and molasses.
Also called, British, ginger nut.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; ginger + snap
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