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pound cake

a rich, sweet cake made originally with approximately a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour.
Origin of pound cake
First recorded in 1740-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There was smothered chicken, light biscuit, fresh eggs, poundcake and tea.

    The Colonel's Dream

    Charles W. Chesnutt
British Dictionary definitions for poundcake

pound cake

a rich fruit cake originally made with a pound each of butter, sugar, and flour
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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An attractive young woman

[1970s+; fr the vulgar sense of pound]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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