loaf sugar


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loaf sugar

(esp formerly) n
1. (Cookery) a large conical mass of hard refined sugar; sugar loaf
2. (Cookery) small cube-shaped lumps of this, the form in which it was often sold
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Noun1.loaf sugar - a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugarloaf sugar - a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar
loaf - a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
refined sugar, sugar - a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
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