Definitions

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  • n. Residue of pressing oil from seeds.
  • n. A sweet cake or cookie containing aromatic seeds, such as caraway.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sweet cake or cooky containing aromatic seeds, as caraway.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sweet cake containing aromatic seeds.
  • n. The cake left after oil has been expressed from such seeds as those of cotton, flax, rape, etc.

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

  • n. a sweet cake flavored with sesame or caraway seeds and lemon
  • n. a sweet cake flavored with sesame or caraway seeds and lemon

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Examples

  • I liked the bit in Ulysses where the guy remembers getting fed: Softly she gave me in my mouth the seedcake warm and chewed.

    The Gin Closet

  • Softly she gave me in my mouth the seedcake warm and chewed.

    Ulysses

  • The clergyman also gave his guest a glass of port; but accompanied by an ancient British biscuit instead of seedcake.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • I didn't want to appear surly, but a word had to be honed mighty thin to slip in edgewise, so I concentrated on the tea, cucumber sandwiches, and seedcake, suppressing wistful thoughts about a pub.

    Operation Luna

  • Combine the seedcake with energy sources such as cereal grains and residues for best results.

    16: Oils

  • Optimize digestion and reduce waste by milling the seedcake particles to smaller sizes before feeding.

    16: Oils

  • Sunflower seedcake (SFS) is used as an affordable feed for ruminants, pigs, and chickens.

    16: Oils

  • On top of all that, neem by-products (the seedcake and leaves, in particular) actually may improve the local soils and help foster sustainable crop production.

    1 The Vision

  • On the farm and around the house neem is useful not only as a windbreak and a welcome source of shade, but its seedcake is a good fertilizer - containing (as we have noted) nitrogen, potash, phosphorus, calcium, and magnesium.

    9 Reforestation

  • Although neem products (seeds, extracts, or seedcake) are safe and easy to handle and apply, they are bulky and some samples smell like a dreadful cross between garlic and peanut butter.

    2 The Reality

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