Definition of Coffee roll
1. Noun. Any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze.
Generic synonyms: Bun, Roll
Specialized synonyms: Cross Bun, Hot Cross Bun, Bear Claw, Bear Paw, Cinnamon Bun, Cinnamon Roll, Cinnamon Snail, Caramel Bun, Honey Bun, Schnecken, Sticky Bun, Pinwheel Roll, Danish, Danish Pastry
Lexicographical Neighbors of Coffee Roll
Literary usage of Coffee roll
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1863)
"... from a quarter to nine till a quarter past ten, consisting of the following dishes :—Bowl of porridge, bowl of milk, cup of coffee, roll and butter. ..."
2. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1902)
"... which leads from the steamboat pier to the Park in East Greenwich. Notices of ' tea, roll and butter, ¡d,' 'coffee, roll and butter, ..."
3. Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner by Edward Lillie Pierce, Charles Sumner (1894)
"His simple breakfast of coffee, roll, and eggs was taken in his room. He took his dinner, his only other meal, at a French restaurant, where a few weeks ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1873)
"The musicians lay aside their instruments, sip their coffee, roll cigarettes between their fingers, or fill their pipes with tobacco; after a few seconds ..."
5. The Mastery of the Pacific by Archibald Ross Colquhoun (1902)
"The day begins early with a cup of delicious coffee, roll and butter. In hotels the visitor can make a more substantial breakfast by partaking of potted ..."
6. Queen of the Home: A Careful Compilation of Tried and Approved Recipes by Christian Church (Carterville, Mo.) (1901)
"... 1 pint less of water than there are tablespoonfuls of coffee. Roll a cloth tightly &nd stop up the nose or spout, thus keeping in all the coffee flavor. ..."
7. Mexico of Today by Solomon Bulkley Griffin (1886)
"... and the most inveterate New-Englander soon learns to thrive on his coffee, roll, and egg. Tourists naturally seek to combine sight-seeing with dining by ..."