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  • n. Plural form of seedcake.


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  • I had nothing suitable to give Plenty but promises: seedcakes and a dove, as soon as I was able.


  • The hard seedcakes and thimblefuls of ice cream among which he spent his time were the scrim through which he followed the agonies of armies and the working of the Lincoln administration's mind.

    America's First Dynasty

  • The only thing she'd had all day was those seedcakes and a couple of bites of soup in between patients, and she was so hungry she was close to being nauseated.


  • "I made seedcakes, and I thought since you'll probably be busy in this nasty weather that you might like to take some to your workshop to nibble on in between emergencies, " she said as she patted Keisha's hand.


  • She managed to wash up the dishes and the first soup pot, but ran out of energy, and took two seedcakes and a mug of cider up to the loft where she snuggled into her bed, leaving them on the little table beside the bed for a quick bite if someone pulled her out in the middle of the night.


  • The species is still grown in the region, and popped amaranth seedcakes are sold on the streets of the towns.

    4 Grain Amaranths

  • When I got back to the nursery there was such an uproar in the parlor that I looked in, and there was Mr. Bhaer down on his hands and knees, with Tina on his back, Kitty leading him with a jump rope, and Minnie feeding two small boys with seedcakes, as they roared and ramped in cages built of chairs.

    Little Women

  • Shiftless old Jonas shuffled in presently with the oval silver tray, ancient decanters, and seedcakes.

    Ailsa Paige

  • Nobody sighed for the gayeties and advantages of a great city when, these concerts being over, Lyddy would pass crisp seedcakes and raspberry shrub, doughnuts and cider, or hot popped corn and molasses candy.

    The Village Watch-Tower

  • To confess the plain truth, I had discovered that, in spite of my bashfulness, I loved every single girl I had ever seen -- not even excepting good black Bess in my mother's kitchen, who concocted such admirable turnovers and seedcakes.

    The Fatal Glove


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