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- n. A suspension of sugar crystals in syrup produced in a sugar factory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the manufacture of sugar and in sugar-refining, the semi-fluid mixture of separatiug sugar crystals and residual syrup, produced by completed evaporation, from which, after cooling, the syrup is to be removed by drainage or by the use of the centrifugal machine.
From French masse + cuite (cooked mass). (Wiktionary)
The _massecuite_, when drawn from the pans, is turned into earthenware conic pots containing about 150 lb. weight.