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lump sugar

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Definition of lump sugar in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Sugar in the form of small cubes.
Example sentences
  • Saturate lump sugar with bitters in a thick tumbler or mug.
  • Mollie tries to deny it, gets upset and gallops off - Clover goes to Mollie's stall and finds some lump sugar and ribbons hidden under the straw.
  • In Sugarcandy Mountain it is Sunday all week, clover is always in season, and lump sugar and linseed cake grow on the hedges.

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