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 for To have one''s cake dough
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dough \Dough\, n. [OE. dagh, dogh, dow, AS. d[=a]h; akin to D.
     deeg, G. teig, Icel. deig, Sw. deg, Dan. deig, Goth. daigs;
     also, to Goth. deigan to knead, L. fingere to form, shape,
     Skr. dih to smear; cf. Gr. ? wall, ? to touch, handle. ?. Cf.
     Feign, Figure, Dairy, Duff.]
     1. Paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal,
        kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked; as, to knead
        dough.
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     2. Anything of the consistency of such paste.
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     To have one's cake dough. See under Cake.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cake \Cake\ (k[=a]k), n. [OE. cake, kaak; akin to Dan. kage, Sw.
     & Icel. kaka, D. koek, G.kuchen, OHG. chuocho.]
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     1. A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from
        unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake.
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     2. A sweetened composition of flour and other ingredients,
        leavened or unleavened, baked in a loaf or mass of any
        size or shape.
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     3. A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or
        pancake; as buckwheat cakes.
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     4. 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.
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              Cakes of rusting ice come rolling down the flood.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     Cake urchin (Zool), any species of flat sea urchins
        belonging to the Clypeastroidea.
  
     Oil cake the refuse of flax seed, cotton seed, or other
        vegetable substance from which oil has been expressed,
        compacted into a solid mass, and used as food for cattle,
        for manure, or for other purposes.
  
     To have one's cake dough, to fail or be disappointed in
        what one has undertaken or expected. --Shak.
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