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Alan Edwards   Link to this

Fritters and Lent

"In English speaking countries Shrove Tuesday is observed ... It is a day to use up rich foods like butter, flour and eggs before the fast so pancakes and fritters are often eaten on this day.

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Bill   Link to this

A FRITTER. a small Pancake.
---An Universal Etymological English Dictionary. N. Bailey, 1675

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