wedding cake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wedding cake a rich cake with two or more tiers and covered with frosting and decorations; served at a wedding reception
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Quotations

  • W. H. Auden
    W.%20H.%20Auden
    “My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.”
  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “The most dangerous food to eat is a wedding cake.”

Usage

In literature:

She's also taking Miss Battersby, a wedding ring, a cake, and a white satin dress.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
Her childish insistence on the wedding-cake having been purchased was like a knife through his heart.
"The Privet Hedge" by J. E. Buckrose
A slice of some bride's wedding cake.
"Hunters Out of Space" by Joseph Everidge Kelleam
Marriage ought to have some frosting besides what's on the wedding cake.
"The Opened Shutters" by Clara Louise Burnham
The wedding-cake was felt to be a nuisance.
"Vixen, Volume II." by M. E. Braddon
The Queen, with the help of Smith, made an immense and splendid wedding cake.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
Who will eat my wedding cake?
"An Orkney Maid" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
It was the Gorgeous Girl's box of wedding cake which Mary Faithful had found on her desk.
"The Gorgeous Girl" by Nalbro Bartley
Next time he went he was taken into the chamber where the decayed wedding-cake sat on the table.
"Tales from Dickens" by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
She had to look at the wedding-cake, the wedding-gown, the simple little breakfast table.
"Brooke's Daughter" by Adeline Sergeant
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In poetry:

The trees were sugared like wedding-cake
With a bright hoar frost, with a very cold snow,
When we went begging for Jesus' sake,
Penniless children, years ago.
"Legend" by Stephen Vincent Benet
She’d a wedding cake too - that comes to but few
‘Twas a bread-pudden shot with sultanas
Her wedding bouquet had been pawned for the day
So she carried a bunch of bananas.
"The Wedding That Never Was" by Billy Bennett
Lit like a two-tiered wedding cake
Carries its candles slowly off.
Now there is nothing much to look at.
Still nobody will move or speak —-
The bingo players, the players at love
On a square no bigger than a carpet
"On Deck" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

COLUMBIA — Edith Hall spent more than 400 hours — the equivalent of 10 work weeks — assembling her entry for the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show & Grand National Wedding Cake Competition at the end of September.
Shopping list for a historic wedding: suit, cake, action figures.
I just came across another great idea for wedding favors—a new trend called Cake Pops .
To ensure your next soiree is a cake walk, turn to Sweetie Puffs – the new, local catering company specializing in gourmet cupcakes, wedding cakes and dessert buffets.
Beautiful wedding cakes without breaking the bank.
Recreate celebrity wedding cakes looks.
Need some inspiration for your wedding cake.
Frances Newby prepares to slice a wedding cake to celebrate the passage of Amendment One at an election night party in Raleigh, N.C.
Zweber googled "Steven Nicole" and "wedding cake scam " and found numerous documented cases from different bakeries all over the country.
Mel and Melissa Reed cut the first piece of their wedding cake Friday inside the showroom of Maguire's Nissan on Cumberland Street in Lebanon.
Browse these real-life Southern weddings to find the best ideas for wedding bouquets, venues, cakes, dresses, and more.
Starting at $90 for one tier , the cakes can be customized to the season or your taste, making it an easy fit for weddings and showers year-round.
How to assemble a tiered wedding cake.
Viv & Dan's Wedding cake topper from the-icing-on-the-cake.
File photo of a same-sex wedding cake-topper as a lesbian couple applies for a marriage license.
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In science:

The LOFAR continuum surveys (R ¨ottgering 2010) follow the usual strategy of a “wedding cake” tiered survey.
Cosmological Measurements with Forthcoming Radio Continuum Surveys
In Ref. the width of the superfluid rings between the Mott plateaus in the density wedding cake structure of the trapped Bose-Hubbard model was shown to be related to the total entropy in the system.
Recent developments in Quantum Monte-Carlo simulations with applications for cold gases
Then a wedding cake structure emerges with decreasing filling from the trap centre to the outer region.
Scaling property of the critical hopping parameters for the Bose-Hubbard model
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