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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cake /ˈkek/
 蛋糕,塊,餅(vt.)使塊結,加塊狀物于(vi.)塊結

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cake n.
 1. A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake.
 2. A sweetened composition of flour and other ingredients, leavened or unleavened, baked in a loaf or mass of any size or shape.
 3. A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes.
 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.
    Cakes of rusting ice come rolling down the flood.   --Dryden.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cake, v. i. To form into a cake, or mass.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cake, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Caked p. pr. & vb. n. Caking.] To concrete or consolidate into a hard mass, as dough in an oven; to coagulate.
    Clotted blood that caked within.   --Addison.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cake, v. i. To cackle as a goose. [Prov. Eng.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Cake
    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.