sugarloaf

sugarloaf

[shoog-er-lohf]
noun, plural sugarloaves [shoog-er-lohvz] .
1.
a large, usually conical loaf or mass of hard refined sugar: the common form of household sugar until the mid-19th century.
2.
anything resembling this in shape.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English

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sugar-loaf

[shoog-er-lohf]
adjective
resembling a sugar-loaf.
Also, sugar-loafed.


Origin:
1600–10

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