1. [syn: sugarloaf, sugar loaf, loaf sugar]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
Loaf sugar, refined sugar that has been formed into a
conical loaf in a mold.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar [syn:
sugarloaf, sugar loaf, loaf sugar]