Definition of Poundcakes
1. poundcake [n] - See also: poundcake
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Literary usage of Poundcakes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1881)
"She had made up her mind to be a minister's wife, because there were so many poundcakes and tarts carried ..."
2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1844)
"The biscuit would not rise, her loaf-cake was heavy, and the poundcakes were burnt as black as a coal. Mrs. B. did all she could to assist her, ..."
3. Doniphan's Expedition and the Conquest of New Mexico and California by John Taylor Hughes, Dewitt Clinton Allen, Charles R. Morehead (1907)
"soldiers encamped on the battle-field, within the enemy's intrench- ments, and feasted sumptuously upon his viands, wines and poundcakes. There they rested. ..."
4. The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler: With a Memoir of Her Life by Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, Benjamin Lundy (1836)
"... that your example may be of benefit to others. ,You speak very pathetically, to be sure, of the haunting recollections of poundcakes and ice-creams ..."
5. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1867)
"There's six poundcakes all in a row on the store-room shelf. I see 'em when ma opened the door ; and Marthy says one of 'em got currants in it, ..."