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  • n  small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle

  • Susan, the distinguished professor, held jobs variously as a clerk at a scone shop, an assistant editor in a magazine and a Lieutenant in the Army.
  • While all times are good for a Scot to eat a scone, the English have scones only at teatime.
  • The restaurant's breakfast offerings were scone, egg and sausage sandwich.
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  • Alastair Clarkson in The Age
    On so many occasions you looked up and there was a wall of Geelong players,Clarkson told the Nine Network. "It was either tap it back for a behind or risk having it kicked over your scone for six points, so they took the former on most...
  • Phina Oruche in Life Style Extra
    If you're the abbot of Scone and the strongest and most ruthless king in Christendom is charging toward you in 1296 to steal Scotland's most sacred object and probably put you and half of your cohorts to death, do you do nothing and wait until he... Alex Salmond Times Online Jun 14, 2008 86668 115955 scone Phina, 31, said: Every night they'd promise us a cookie or a chocolate brownie or a cup of coffee if we spilt the beans." "They'd say, 'Tell us your career highlights and we'll give you a scone.' Or, 'Have an arm wrestling contest and we'll...

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