Meaning of buck rarebit in English:

buck rarebit


  • A dish of melted cheese on toast with a poached egg on top.

    ‘The food lives up to the tableware: along with cereals, juices and fruit, there's homemade whisky and mandarin jam, smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, buck rarebit (like Welsh but with poached eggs on top) and a ramekin dish baked in the oven.’
    • ‘Freshly baked homemade breads and muffins abound as well as excellent vegetarian breakfasts like Marmite eggs Florentine and local Cheddar buck rarebit.’
    • ‘Top it with a poached egg or two for a buck rarebit.’
    • ‘I love it in there and Trace and I had a pot of tea, and I ate a scone, and she had a buck rarebit, and we discussed how grateful we were to be solvent.’
    • ‘The buck rarebit was excellent, my partner had the corn fritters with the chilli jam - to die for.’