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sugarloaf

[shoo g-er-lohf] /ˈʃʊg ərˌloʊf/
noun, plural sugarloaves
[shoo g-er-lohvz] /ˈʃʊg ərˌloʊvz/ (Show IPA)
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
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English

sugar-loaf

[shoo g-er-lohf] /ˈʃʊg ərˌloʊf/
adjective
1.
resembling a sugar-loaf.
Also, sugar-loafed.
Origin
1600-10
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