[ US /ˈskoʊn/ ]
  1. small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle
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  • The smoothly boiled porridge, with its accompaniment of thick yellow cream; the new-laid eggs; the grilled trout, fresh from the stream; the freshly baked "baps" and "scones," the crisp rolls of oatcake; and last, but not least, the delectable, home-made marmalade, which is as much a part of the meal as the coffee itself. Big Game A Story for Girls
  • The tea was excellent, with a light mint flavor; and the scones tasted wonderful as well, peppered with raisins and full of butter, a perfect repast for the relaxing traveller.
  • We stuck to tea and scones with requisite clotted cream. Times, Sunday Times
  • The menu mentioned toasted teacakes, scones, doughnuts, Danish pastries and flapjack.
  • Without wishing to be unkind, it was student vegetable gloop (carrot, courgette, mushroom, turnip and barley in tomato sauce) with little herby scone things on the top.
  • Used to do his scone in completely if everything wasn't just so.
  • Stamp out the scones with as little waste as possible; the first scones will be lighter than the second rolling. Times, Sunday Times
  • To serve, ladle into warmed bowls and top with the potato scones. The Sun
  • Also try the poached eggs and gravlax (thin strips of nutty-sweet salmon dry-cured and served with cucumber), or a variety of scones.
  • Mia scampered off into the kitchen and came back with some scones with honey butter glazed on them.
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