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sugar loaf

n.
1. Sugar packed into the shape of a rounded cone.
2. A mountain in the shape of a loaf or rounded cone.

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sugarloaf

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1. (Cookery) a large conical mass of hard refined sugar. See also loaf sugar
2. something resembling this in shape
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sugar loaf - a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugarsugar loaf - 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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sugar loaf

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References in classic literature ?
It was pleasing to see his open and ingenuous countenance, well mustachioed and corked, looking out from an open shirt collar; and to contemplate the sugar-loaf hat, decorated with ribbons of all colours, which he was compelled to carry on his knee, inasmuch as no known conveyance with a top to it, would admit of any man's carrying it between his head and the roof.
Some were whittled to a sharp point, and slightly bent at the upper end, like a lady's finger; one monster sugar-loaf resembled a bishop's hat; it was too steep to hold snow on its sides, but had some in the division.
She is a little fat old lady, with blue eyes and a red face, and wears a huge cap like a sugar-loaf, ornamented with purple and yellow ribbons.