wedding cake

noun

Definition of wedding cake

1 : a usually elaborately decorated and tiered cake made for the celebration of a wedding
2 : something (such as a large building) resembling a wedding cake especially in elaborate ornamentation

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Following the candlelit ceremony and cocktail reception, a team of dedicated colleagues escorted the bridal party and hand-carried the wedding cake to a neighboring restaurant un-impacted by the blackout. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "New York City couple continues wedding during blackout – disappointed, but still dancing," 16 July 2019 The couple celebrated with 400 donuts (substituting a wedding cake) in the city's 1899 building. Selena Barrientos, House Beautiful, "'Good Bones' Star Mina Starsiak and Her Husband Steve Hawk Prove Strong Relationships Take Work," 11 July 2019 The red, white and blue cake was the size of a wedding cake and was accented with sparklers. Linda Gandee/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Avon Lake closes out bicentennial year with July 4 city celebration," 8 July 2019 In 2017, the Washington Supreme Court ruled in favor of a gay couple, saying Stutzman’s Arlene’s Flowers illegally refused to sell them a wedding cake. oregonlive.com, "U.S. Supreme Court sidesteps religious freedom vs. same-sex couple’s rights in Oregon cake case," 17 June 2019 In other words, the fact that Charles Dickens’s Mrs. Havisham kept a 20-year-old wedding cake says a lot about her well-being. Terena Bell, BostonGlobe.com, "When it’s OK to allow literature to influence dining," 17 June 2019 The platform is a collation of personalized happiness—a place filled with wedding cake and street fashion, expertly styled living rooms, and tips for taking care of your plants—all organized into an aesthetically pleasing grid of images. Arielle Pardes, WIRED, "Feeling Stressed Out? Pinterest Wants to Help," 22 July 2019 They were fined $135,000 for refusing to serve Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer, who sought a wedding cake for their nuptials. Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, "Supreme Court evades another wedding cake dispute pitting gay rights against religious beliefs," 17 June 2019 The Supreme Court narrowly ruled last June that a Christian baker in Colorado didn’t have to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Kim Severson, New York Times, "It’s a Girl! It’s a Boy! And for the Gender-Reveal Cake, It May Be the End," 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of wedding cake

1648, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of wedding cake was in 1648

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