wedding cake

wedding cake

noun
1.
a white cake, traditionally in tiered layers, covered with white icing and decorated.
2.
(in England) a fruit cake, similar in appearance.

Origin:
1640–50

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wedding-cake

[wed-ing-keyk]
adjective
highly ornate or overly elaborate: wedding-cake architecture.

Origin:
1875–80

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wedding cake
 
n
a rich fruit cake, with one, two, or more tiers, covered with almond paste and decorated with royal icing, which is served at a wedding reception

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