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  • n. Plural form of sugarloaf.


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  • That woman, reciting her side of the case, gained a gradual resemblance to Danvers; she spoke primly; perpetually the creature aired her handkerchief; she was bent on softening those sugarloaves, the hard business-men applying to her for facts.

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 2

  • At nine o'clock one of the staff of the Foreign Office, conducting some twenty ferashes laden with immense trays containing sugarloaves, sugarcandy, and sweetmeats, presented himself to offer the good wishes of the Shah for the coming year.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • Cecil arrived at Cambridge the day before the queen to set all things in order, and received from the university a customary offering of two pairs of gloves, two sugarloaves, and a marchpane.

    Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth

  • In 1872, a onetime grocer’s assistant named Henry Tate, who had worked his way to the top of a Liverpool sugar refinery, was shown an invention that cut up sugarloaves into small pieces for household use.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen


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