Origin of seedcake
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Her mother had brought her a piece of seed-cake and a cup of milk with the cream on it.Life and Death of Harriett Frean
For a good man's head is not like a seed-cake that passes in the using.
The Duke of Pemberwell gasped, and nearly choked on his seed-cake.
When Nina sat up again her seed-cake was gone and the duke was chuckling.
Her husband shakes his head; and further adds, that they had seed-cake instead of plum-cake, and that it was all white wine.Sketches by Boz
- a sweet cake flavoured with caraway seeds and lemon rind or essence
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Word Origin and History for seed-cake
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