bridecake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bridecake a rich cake with two or more tiers and covered with frosting and decorations; served at a wedding reception
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bridecake Rich or highly ornamented cake, to be distributed to the guests at a wedding, or sent to friends after the wedding.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bridecake Same as wedding-cake.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bridecake the bride's cake, or cake distributed at a wedding
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. brýd; Ice. brúdr, Ger. braut, a bride.

Usage

In literature:

I pray you send me no bridecake, sir!
"The Love-Chase" by James Sheridan Knowles
It is the convoluted road that ends in a bridecake or a cucumber frame.
"Art" by Clive Bell
The bridecake has got to go into the oven.
"Turandot, Princess of China" by Karl Gustav Vollmöller
And we'll have bridecake, white and lovely!
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
The parson's grown witty, and prophesies upon the strength of bridecake.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
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