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linseed cake

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  1. a cake or a mass made by expressing the oil from linseed, used chiefly as feed for cattle.
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Origin of linseed cake

First recorded in 1795–1805
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • Linseed-cake may be substituted for linseed-meal; but the meal, though its cost is 15 per cent.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual

    Charles Alexander Cameron

  • If oil-cakes be used as an adjunct to straw, rape-cake will be found more economical than linseed-cake.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual

    Charles Alexander Cameron

  • One variety—namely, the East Indian—is almost poisonous, whilst the very best kind is slightly inferior to linseed-cake.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual

    Charles Alexander Cameron

  • The principal kinds of oil-cake employed for feeding purposes are the following:—Linseed-cake, Rape-cake, and cotton-seed cake.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual

    Charles Alexander Cameron

  • Crushed linseed, linseed and bran, or linseed-cake dust are among the best.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

    Harry Caulton Reeks