Perkin

Perkin

[pur-kin]
noun
Sir William Henry, 1838–1907, English chemist.
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parkin or perkin (ˈpɑːkɪn)
 
n
(in Britain and New Zealand) a moist spicy ginger cake usually containing oatmeal
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
perkin or perkin
 
n
 
[C19: of unknown origin]

perkin (ˈpɜːkɪn)
 
n
a variant of parkin

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