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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A very light, porous cake made of flour, sugar, beaten eggs, and flavoring and containing no shortening.

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  • n. A light, soft, baked dessert (commonly layered with cream and jam) that is typically made with flour, sugar, baking powder and eggs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of sweet cake which is light and spongy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a light porous cake made with eggs and flour and sugar without shortening

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