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A rich, finely textured yellow cake containing eggs, flour, butter, and sugar.
[From the original recipe, calling for a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour.]
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(Cookery) a rich fruit cake originally made with a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour
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a rich cake made with flour, butter, sugar, and eggs, orig. in proportions of a pound each.
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|Noun||1.||pound cake - rich loaf cake made of a pound each of butter and sugar and flour|
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
loaf - a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
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