from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or being a highly ornate architectural style.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rich, decorated cake made to grace a wedding, It is cut and distributed to the guests, and portions of it are sent afterward to friends not present. Also bride-cake.
From the detailed decoration typical of wedding cakes.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)