Loaf sugar
Loaf Loaf, n.; pl. {Loaves}. [OE. lof, laf, AS. hl[=a]f; akin to G. laib, OHG. hleip, Icel. hleifr, Goth. hlaifs, Russ. khlieb', Lith. kl["e]pas. Cf. {Lady}, {Lammas}, {Lord}.] Any thick lump, mass, or cake; especially, a large regularly shaped or molded mass, as of bread, sugar, or cake. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

{Loaf sugar}, refined sugar that has been formed into a conical loaf in a mold. [1913 Webster]


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