noun Date: 1801 a thick cookie made of flour, sugar, and a large amount of shortening

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  • shortbread — noun Shortbread is used before these nouns: ↑biscuit …   Collocations dictionary

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  • shortbread — /shawrt bred /, n. a butter cookie commonly made in thick, pie shaped wheels or rolled and cut in fancy shapes. [1795 1805; SHORT + BREAD] * * * …   Universalium

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