Definition of Chelsea bun noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Chelsea bun

BrE BrE//ˌtʃelsi ˈbʌn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtʃelsi ˈbʌn//
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a small round cake containing dried fruit Word Originearly 18th cent.: named after Chelsea (a residential district of London, England), where such buns were originally made.