Definition of sugarloaf in English:


Line breaks: sugar|loaf
Pronunciation: /ˈʃʊɡələʊf


1 historical A conical moulded mass of sugar.
1.1An object or structure with a conical shape: [as modifier]: a sugarloaf hat
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  • These include a blue sugarloaf decanter decorated with spiralling vines, the badge of the London Company of Masons and a ribbon inscribed ‘THE LODGE OF PERFECT UNION’, which operated in Cheltenham between 1763-73.
  • However, bands of basal scale-cutting appear on a few opaque-white pieces, such as a sugarloaf decanter gilded with Hamilton ‘vases and laurels’, as described in Christie's 1774 catalogue.
  • A good hour was spent taking pictures before the sailors hiked down to the citadel itself, nestling between Machu Picchu Mountain and the sugarloaf peak of Huayna Picchu

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