from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of fruitcake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rich sweet cake containing fruit, as raisins, citron, currants, etc.
  • n. In biology, an æthalium.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Spoon half of the fruit-cake mixture into the cake tin, smoothing it down with a rubber spatula, and then lay the marzipan circle on top of it.

    2009 April « MeltedMoment's Weblog

  • We had happy family gatherings, went blackberry-picking on a suddenly glorious afternoon, tea in a cottage garden, talk of riding-lessons and recipes for fruit-cake and golly-haven't-you-grown with a newly tall young relative...

    The beauty of England...

  • And yes, Sarah Palin * is* "out there in fruit-cake land" for believing in God, Jesus, and all that religious nonsense.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Well, I guess that this is it then. .right Minnie? or what about you, the always hate filled little couch dreaming joke who runs around spitting his ignorance around the web, (Talking to you mighty “transvestite” Aphrodite, you little fruit-cake you … LMAO!)

    Think Progress » Leading Climate Skeptic Compares Gore to Hitler

  • Now that is a fruit-cake interpretation of the Constitution.

    CNN Transcript Jun 24, 2008

  • The Bushites and their friends in the corporate media have spent much time trying to convince us that Ahmadinejad is a dangerous fruit-cake, as if Bush and Cheney aren't.

    Crime of the Century: Are Bush & Cheney Planning Early Attack on Iran?

  • The taste reminded me of fruit-cake, but without the spice.

    A night out.

  • “The only thing we ever got from him for Christmas was a fruit-cake.”

    The Christmas Thief

  • The rattling of teacups made him turn round as Mr. Heath came in, carrying a loaded tray which contained not only teapot and cups but fruit-cake and sandwiches.

    Death of a Charming Man

  • In the office cupboard was a large uncut fruit-cake Helen had just baked to go with the cups of coffee we snatched between visits.

    Every living thing


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