Definition of pomfret cake in English:

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pomfret cake

Pronunciation: /ˈpɒmfrɪt/


Archaic variant of Pontefract cake.
Example sentences
  • The original name for these small tablets of liquorice is a pomfret cake, after the old Norman name for Pontefract.
  • Also known as Pomfret cakes, Pontefract cakes are sweets; squishy little coins of liquorice.
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