Swiss roll

Swiss roll
thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and then rolled up to make a cylindrical cake
Syn: ↑jellyroll
Hypernyms: ↑sponge cake

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Usage: usually capitalized S

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Swiss roll noun
1. A thin cake of sponge rolled up with jam, cream, etc
2. A flexible floating pier
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Main Entry:Swiss

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swiss roll UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular swiss roll plural swiss rolls] british
a cake made by rolling a thin flat cake with a sweet substance such as jam spread on top into a shape like a tube
Thesaurus: cakes and biscuitshyponym types of food or drinkhypernym

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Swiss roll,
a sponge cake rolled up with a layer of jam or jelly; jellyroll.

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n. Brit. a jelly roll

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noun, pl ⋯ rolls [count, noncount]
Brit :jelly roll

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ˌSwiss ˈroll [Swiss roll] (BrE) (NAmE ˈjelly roll) noun
a thin flat cake that is spread with jam, etc. and rolled up
See also:jelly roll

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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