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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
1640-1650
1640-50

wedding-cake

[wed-ing-keyk] /ˈwɛd ɪŋˌkeɪk/
adjective
1.
highly ornate or overly elaborate:
wedding-cake architecture.
Origin
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for wedding-cake

wedding cake

noun
1.
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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