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[faws-nahk, -nahkt] /ˈfɔsˌnɑk, -ˌnɑkt/

noun, Chiefly Pennsylvania.
a deep-fried raised doughnut; originally served on Shrove Tuesday as the last sweet treat before Lent.


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