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 for cake
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.
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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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cake \Cake\, v. i.
     To form into a cake, or mass.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cake \Cake\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Caked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To concrete or consolidate into a hard mass, as dough in an
     oven; to coagulate.
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           Clotted blood that caked within.         --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cake \Cake\, v. i.
     To cackle as a goose. [Prov. Eng.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of
           chocolate" [syn: cake, bar]
      2: small flat mass of chopped food [syn: patty, cake]
      3: baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar,
         eggs, and fat
      v 1: form a coat over; "Dirt had coated her face" [syn: coat,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "cake":
     Boston cream pie, angel cake, angel food cake, baked Alaska, bar,
     block, body, bun, candy, cheesecake, chocolate cake, chunk,
     clabber, clot, clump, cluster, coagulate, coffee cake, concrete,
     concretion, condense, congeal, conglomerate, conglomeration,
     consolidate, crystallize, cube, cupcake, curd, curdle, dry,
     encrust, fruitcake, gateau, gel, gelatinate, gelatinize, genoise,
     gingerbread, granulate, harden, honey cake, incrassate, inspissate,
     jell, jellify, jelly, jelly roll, jumble, knot, layer cake, loaf,
     lopper, lump, marble cake, mass, node, pastry, piece, pound cake,
     savarin, set, shortcake, slab, solid, solid body, solidify,
     spice cake, sponge cake, take a set, tea cake, thick, thicken,
     white cake, yellow cake

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     Cakes made of wheat or barley were offered in the temple. They
     were salted, but unleavened (Ex. 29:2; Lev. 2:4). In idolatrous
     worship thin cakes or wafers were offered "to the queen of
     heaven" (Jer. 7:18; 44:19).
       Pancakes are described in 2 Sam. 13:8, 9. Cakes mingled with
     oil and baked in the oven are mentioned in Lev. 2:4, and "wafers
     unleavened anointed with oil," in Ex. 29:2; Lev. 8:26; 1 Chr.
     23:29. "Cracknels," a kind of crisp cakes, were among the things
     Jeroboam directed his wife to take with her when she went to
     consult Ahijah the prophet at Shiloh (1 Kings 14:3). Such hard
     cakes were carried by the Gibeonites when they came to Joshua
     (9:5, 12). They described their bread as "mouldy;" but the
     Hebrew word _nikuddim_, here used, ought rather to be rendered
     "hard as biscuit." It is rendered "cracknels" in 1 Kings 14:3.
     The ordinary bread, when kept for a few days, became dry and
     excessively hard. The Gibeonites pointed to this hardness of
     their bread as an evidence that they had come a long journey.
       We read also of honey-cakes (Ex. 16:31), "cakes of figs" (1
     Sam. 25:18), "cake" as denoting a whole piece of bread (1 Kings
     17:12), and "a [round] cake of barley bread" (Judg. 7:13). In
     Lev. 2 is a list of the different kinds of bread and cakes which
     were fit for offerings.

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