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  • n. Alternative spelling of sugar-loaf.

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  • n. a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar

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Examples

  • Over the years Diniz turned his father's bakery, Pão de Açúcar ( "sugarloaf"), into Brazil's biggest grocer, then expanded into consumer electronics -- 48 acquisitions in all.

    Brazilian Billionaire Is a Control Freak

  • At Seacombe, the upper part consists of 2-3 fathoms of stoutish conger line, to take the friction over the gunwale, and 5-6 fathoms of finer line, to the end of which a conical 'sugarloaf' lead is attached by a clove hitch, the short end being laid up around the standing part for an inch or so and then finished off with the strong, neat difficue (corruption of _difficult_?) knot.

    A Poor Man's House

  • July 24, 2010 at 10:06 pm in the d.c area great falls is a great regular spot. sugarloaf mtn MD is nice as well as anything in the blue ridge mtns

    take a hike | Free People Clothing Boutique Blog

  • Interspersed among the granite are substantial areas of Paleozoic limestone including karst pinnacles and "sugarloaf hills" that support distinctive vegetation adapted to the seasonal drought conditions associated with this kind of subtrate.

    Jian Nan subtropical evergreen forests

  • Men in sugarloaf hats held court with Moroccan pipes in one hand.

    The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

  • Set with a sugarloaf cabochon emerald, weighing approximately 39.74 carats, within a bombé pavé-set emerald surround, mounted in silver and gold.

    Courtesy of Christie’s Colored diamond...

  • Rose sullenly stamped off to the larder to fetch the sugarloaf.

    The Thief Taker

  • Out there where that big rock is, me one that looks like a sugarloaf, a great ballroom will stand.

    The Life of the World to Come

  • Accordingly every one helped to extinguish the candles, until the room was in total darkness save for a spot where the white shirts and hands of the three students supporting the sugarloaf on their crossed swords were lit up by the lurid flames from the bowl.

    Youth

  • Lemba, a tall solitary sugarloaf, bearing 75° (M.), with its outlying conelets concealing like a mass of smoke the world that lay beyond.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

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  • a hill or mountain shaped like a sugarloaf

    January 30, 2008