stollen

stollen

[stoh-luhn; German shtaw-luhn]
noun German Cookery.
a sweetened bread made from raised dough, usually containing nuts, raisins, and citron.

Origin:
1925–30; < German Stolle(n), literally, post, support; so called from its shape

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stollen (ˈstəʊlən, German ˈʃtɔlən)
 
n
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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