• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Muffineer A dish for keeping muffins hot.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n muffineer A dish in which to serve toasted muffins, crumpets, etc. so arranged as to keep them hot.
    • n muffineer A vessel of metal with a perforated cover, used to sprinkle sugar or salt on muffins.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Muffineer a dish for keeping muffins hot: a metal cruet for sprinkling salt or sugar on muffins
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In literature:

Toasted muffins and delicate dishes of honey and marmalade stood upon the buffet.
"Flint" by Maud Wilder Goodwin
I seed a sight that made the hair on my head stand on end, and my flesh creep up like a muffin.
"The Red Eric" by R.M. Ballantyne
I saw the withered old hand disappear with a muffin in it in the direction of the old mouth, and at this point I entered.
"My Doggie and I" by R.M. Ballantyne
Who made the muffins?
"Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party" by C. E. Jacobs
Us had somepin dat most folks didn't have; dat was long handled muffin pans.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Once upon a time one ate muffins with their tea.
"Glory of Youth" by Temple Bailey
Please hand me the muffins, Margaret.
"Three Margarets" by Laura E. Richards
Can be baked in any kind of gem pans or muffin rings.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
Phyllis threatened him with a buttered muffin.
"Old Valentines" by Munson Aldrich Havens
A great deal of sugar for her ladyship, and Miss Fleebody eats muffin.
"Miss Mackenzie" by Anthony Trollope
Half fill the greased muffin-rings, and bake in a quick oven.
"Breakfast Dainties" by Thomas J. Murrey
Such a bank is to be found in the neighbourhood of Muffin Island, situated on the north coast of Spitzbergen in 80 deg.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
The conversation flagged; there was a rise in toast and muffins; coffee-cups were put aside, and tea flowed freely.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
The one whose business it is to take up the running at the muffin stage is particularly rotund.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, April 29, 1914" by Various
You want some tea and muffins or something of the kind, eh?
"War and the Weird" by Forbes Phillips
Mrs. Miller makes the best muffins I ever tasted, and she had some ready mixed, and nothing to do but put them on the griddle.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No 3, September 1863" by Various
Bananas cost; she was not so sure about muffins.
"Polly of Lady Gay Cottage" by Emma C. Dowd
She was toasting muffins, and a silver teapot and some cups stood on the low table in front of Mrs. Winter.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
So I bought a muffin, ate it, and went down to the wharf to look for a job.
"Hidden Hand" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
I dressed in a hurry, and got down before the muffins were quite cold.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 4 October 1848" by Various

In poetry:

Now for the tea of our host,
Now for the rollicking bun,
Now for the muffin and toast,
Now for the gay Sally Lunn!
"The Sorcerer: Act I" by William Schwenck Gilbert
There is no such land of castles
Where an Englishman is free
To read his smutty literature
With muffins at his tea.
"National Song (E.C.)" by Ezra Pound
Now for the tea of our host—
Now for the rollicking bun—
Now for the muffin and toast—
Now for the gay Sally Lunn!
"The Sorcerer: Act II" by William Schwenck Gilbert
In the pictures from Walther Scott, never a fault there's got,
Sure the marble's as natural as thrue Scaglio;
And the Chamber Pompayen is sweet to take tay in,
And ait butther'd muffins in sweet Pimlico.
"The Pimlico Pavilion" by William Makepeace Thackeray
'Twould binifit your sowls,
To see the butthered rowls,
The sugar-tongs and sangwidges and craim galyore,
And the muffins and the crumpets,
And the band of hearts and thrumpets,
To celebrate the sworry upon Shannon shore.
"The Battle Of Limerick" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Said he who caught the Mouse to him who caught the Muffin,--
'We might cook this little Mouse, if we had only some Stuffin'!
'If we had but Sage andOnion we could do extremely well,
'But how to get that Stuffin' it is difficult to tell'--
"The Two Old Bachelors" by Edward Lear

In news:

From lattes to beers to muffins, pumpkin seems to pop up in just about everything this time of year.
Gluten-free coconut flour banana chocolate chip muffins.
Kevin Miller, executive chef and owner of Copper Kitchen, shares his recipe for Gluten-free coconut flour banana chocolate chip muffins as seen on WBAL-TV 11 News on April 29, 2012.
Natty P's Muffin Cup Frittata .
Check out this easy way to scramble up breakfast and give new meaning to egg muffins.
Frost the muffins when they are cool and sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.
Mini Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Muffins.
Guaranteed to eliminate muffin tops.
Sweet potato and ginger make a marvelous muffin.
When you pull the muffins out of the oven, make the glaze .
I'll Just Grab a Muffin.
To combat these soaring expenses, RHMG proposed installing a JWC Environmental Muffin Monster to grind up the debris.
Hurricane Sandy-delayed Rag-a- muffin Parade held in Hoboken.
The Atlanta Humane Society Mansell Campus presents Muffin for the pet of the week spotlight.
Muffin has been spayed and up to date on all of her shots.

In science:

We calculated the optical response of metallic and insulating VO2 using the LDA approach. The band structure calculation was based in the full-potential linear-muffin-tin method.
Optical response of metallic and insulating VO2 calculated with the LDA approach