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oil cake

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noun
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.
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Origin of oil cake

First recorded in 1735–45
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How to use oil cake in a sentence

  • 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
  • Here, too, the bride's trustee; an oilcake-fed style of business-gentleman with mooney spectacles, and an object of much interest.

    Our Mutual Friend|Charles Dickens
  • If fat cattle are attacked, they should have their turnips sliced, with crushed oilcake and meal.

British Dictionary definitions for oil cake

oil cake

noun
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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