Sim"nel (?), n. [OF. simenel cake or bread of wheat flour, LL. simenellus wheat bread, fr. L. simila the finest wheat flour. Cf. Semolina.]

1.

A kind of cake made of fine flour; a cracknel.

[Obs.]

Not common bread, but vastel bread, or simnels. Fuller.

2.

A kind of rich plum cake, eaten especially on Mid-Lent Sunday.

[Eng.]

Herrick.

 

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