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Scone (skōōn), village, Perth and Kinross, central Scotland. Old Scone, west of the modern village of New Scone, was the repository of the Coronation Stone (see under coronation) and the coronation place of Scottish kings from Kenneth I to Charles II. The 12th-century abbey, razed by Protestants in 1559, stood on the site of the present-day Scone Palace (built 1803–8).

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Scone an ancient Scottish settlement to the north of Perth, believed to be on the site of the capital of the Picts, where the kings of medieval Scotland were crowned on the Stone of Scone.

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scone A variety of tea cake originally made from white flour or barley meal and sour milk or buttermilk in Scone, Scotland; baked on a griddle and cut in quarters. A drop scone is a small pancake made by dropping spoonfuls of batter on to a griddle.

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scone / skōn; skän/ • n. a small unsweetened or lightly sweetened biscuitlike cake made from flour, fat, milk, and sometimes fruit.

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scone round cake of wheat or barley meal baked on a griddle, quadrant-shaped section of this. XVI (scon). orig. Sc., perh. shortening of MLG. schonbrot, MDu. schoonbrot ‘fine bread’.