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Definitions of cake

  1. a block of solid substance ( such as soap or wax); " a bar of chocolate"
  2. form a coat over; " Dirt had coated her face"
  3. made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs
  4. small flat mass of chopped food
  5. A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake.
  6. A sweetened composition of flour and other ingredients, leavened or unleavened, baked in a loaf or mass of any size or shape.
  7. A thin wafer- shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes.
  8. A mass of matter concreted, congealed, or molded into a solid mass of any form, esp. into a form rather flat than high; as, a cake of soap; an ague cake.
  9. To form into a cake, or mass.
  10. To concrete or consolidate into a hard mass, as dough in an oven; to coagulate.
  11. To cackle as a goose.
  12. To form into a hard mass.
  13. A piece of dough that is baked or cooked: a small loaf of fine bread: any flattened mass baked hard.
  14. To form into a cake or hard mass.
  15. A baked piece of dough; sweetened bread; a flattened mass.
  16. To become flattened and hard.
  17. To form into a hardened mass.
  18. A sweetened and baked article of food; any small, thin mass, as of dough, etc., baked or fried.
  19. A small mass of dough baked; a composition of flour, butter, sugar, or other ingredients, baked usually in a small mass; anything in the form of a cake; any mass of matter concreted.
  20. To form into a cake.
  21. To concrete into a hard mass.
  22. A mass of dough baked of various shapes; thin flat pieces of oatmeal dough baked; a flattish mass of anything adhering or sticking together.
  23. To form into a flattish mass; to harden into a lump.

Usage examples for cake

  1. " Suppose we watch Sylvy make cake," said Dimple, when they had delivered their packages. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  2. " Let her alone, she has the right of it and the cake is sure to be just as good," laughed Phoebe. – Andrew the Glad by Maria Thompson Daviess
  3. And my pillow would not have been half as ready to put the piece of cake under, as I always find it, she added, turning her face on it with a light sigh, and a smile at her father. – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  4. So he took the hearth- cake, sat him on his horse, and off he went, and his two dogs followed after him. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  5. Sufficient for 1 cake. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  6. What affair of mine was the cake? – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  7. Will you bring it home for me, and I will give you all my Christmas cake? – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt
  8. Yaya would yike a 'ponge cake! – The Professional Aunt by Mary C.E. Wemyss
  9. I shan't give you a single cake. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
  10. Mr. Thayer was coming over to England, and my cousin charged him with a little piece of wedding cake in white paper to bring to me. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  11. The man gave part of his bread and cake to the bear. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  12. It was you who put me on to the wedding- cake; you can put me on to other things. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. Half the quantity of sugar, eggs, and butter, will make a very pleasant cake. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  14. She had planned, when the cake should have come in, all lighted up, and the servants had gone away and the other lights had been put out,- she had planned to tell him her great news. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  15. The fish were too tame and easily caught, and their beauty of too civilized an order; the rare, flat, vicious dytiscus " took the cake." – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  16. It's a capital cake, and, upon my honour, you have helped to make it- you have indeed! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  17. " Now I'm ready for the cake," she said, holding out both hands again. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
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