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oil cake

a cake or mass of linseed, cottonseed, soybean, or the like, from which the oil has been extracted or expressed, used as food for livestock.
Origin of oil cake
1735-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • So you can take it that barges what carry same as grain and oilcake and cement and bricks and such-like is mostly good too.

    A Floating Home Cyril Ionides
British Dictionary definitions for oilcake

oil cake

stock feed consisting of compressed cubes made from the residue of the crushed seeds of oil-bearing crops such as linseed
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