What is the etymology of the word doughnut?
One of the earliest uses of the phrase "doughnut" comes from washington Irving's 1809 book A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. Irving describes "nuts" of fried dough, most likely similar to a modern donut hole.
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