nuncheon

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English nonechenche ‎(slight refreshment, usually taken in the afternoon), from none ‎(noon) + shench, schenche ‎(draught, cup), equivalent to noon +‎ shink ‎(to pour out, serve). More at shink, skink.

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nuncheon ‎(plural nuncheons)

  1. (now dialectal, archaic) A drink or light snack taken in the afternoon; a refreshment between meals.

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