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oil cake

noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples of oilcake

  • 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

noun
  1. 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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