sugarloaf

[ shoog-er-lohf ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌloʊf /

noun, plural sug·ar·loaves [shoog-er-lohvz]. /ˈʃʊg ərˌloʊvz/.

a large, usually conical loaf or mass of hard refined sugar: the common form of household sugar until the mid-19th century.
anything resembling this in shape.

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Origin of sugarloaf

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425

Definition for sugarloaf (2 of 2)

sugar-loaf

or sug·ar-loafed

[ shoog-er-lohf ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌloʊf /

adjective

resembling a sugar-loaf.

Origin of sugar-loaf

First recorded in 1600–10
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British Dictionary definitions for sugarloaf

sugar loaf

noun

a large conical mass of hard refined sugarSee also loaf sugar
something resembling this in shape
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