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seedcake

[ seed-keyk ]
/ ˈsidˌkeɪk /
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noun
a sweet cake containing aromatic seeds, usually caraway.
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Origin of seedcake

First recorded in 1565–75; seed + cake
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How to use seedcake in a sentence

  • Softly she gave me in my mouth the seedcake warm and chewed.

    Ulysses|James Joyce
  • The cousin's wife felt Jinnet's home-baked seedcake was a deliberate taunt at her own inefficiency in the baking line.

    Erchie|(AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • Fancy asking a person to come and eat seedcake, and that dreadful lemonade made with tartaric acid.

    Girls New and Old|L. T. Meade

British Dictionary definitions for seedcake

seedcake
/ (ˈsiːdˌkeɪk) /

noun
a sweet cake flavoured with caraway seeds and lemon rind or essence
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