Also a (rather tasty) chocolate confectionary available in the United Kingdom introduced the early 1980's and still available today.

Advertising strapline: The chocolate that melts in your mouth, not in your hand.

This is true since the chocolate center is encased in a hard shell (although I'm sure that if you held one in your hand for long enough, you could get one to melt)!

A minstrel is slightle larger than a British pound coin, and shaped like a flattened sphere.

Minstrels also make an appearance as part of the variety pack of chocalate confectionary known as Revels.

Min"strel (?), n. [OE. minstrel, menestral, OF. menestrel, fr. LL. ministerialis servant, workman (cf. ministrellus harpist), fr. L. ministerium service. See Ministry, and cf. Ministerial.]

In the Middle Ages, one of an order of men who subsisted by the arts of poetry and music, and sang verses to the accompaniment of a harp or other instrument; in modern times, a poet; a bard; a singer and harper; a musician.

Chaucer.

 

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