brown betty

brown betty
brown′ bet′ty
[[t]ˈbɛt i[/t]] n. pl. brown bet•ties.
coo a baked dessert made of fruit, breadcrumbs, sugar, butter, and spices
Etymology: 1860–65, amer.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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