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sugar-loaf

or sugar-loafed

[shoo g-er-lohf] /ˈʃʊg ərˌloʊf/
adjective
1.
resembling a sugar-loaf.
Origin of sugar-loaf
1600-1610
1600-10
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  • In its entirety this anomalous cranium has the form of a "sugar loaf."

    Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori
  • On the left, appeared the conical-shaped height, since known as the sugar loaf.

    Villegagnon W.H.G. Kingston
  • He halted to inspect the great monolith, a hundred feet in height, of sugar loaf.

    Jewel Weed Alice Ames Winter
  • Close to the observer are Toby and sugar loaf, each presenting rather peculiar and fantastic outlines.

  • It is small, and appears like an immense cone, or sugar loaf, rising out of the surrounding ocean.

  • sugar loaf, on the other side of the river, in South Deerfield, is one of the most picturesque objects to be found in this region.

  • I was in hopes of getting to land before I should be carried past the sugar loaf.

  • Mr. Chubb's reasons for becoming landlord of the sugar loaf, were founded on the severest calculation.

  • The best poles, as he knew, grew on the shores of a little lake some miles away, near the foot of sugar loaf.

    Hoof and Claw Charles G. D. Roberts
  • The city of Cassel is situated on one of two sugar loaf hills that rise about a thousand feet above the adjoining plain.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
British Dictionary definitions for sugar loaf

sugar loaf

noun
1.
a large conical mass of hard refined sugar See also loaf sugar
2.
something resembling this in shape
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