To have one's cake dough
Cake Cake (k[=a]k), n. [OE. cake, kaak; akin to Dan. kage, Sw. & Icel. kaka, D. koek, G.kuchen, OHG. chuocho.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake. [1913 Webster]

2. A sweetened composition of flour and other ingredients, leavened or unleavened, baked in a loaf or mass of any size or shape. [1913 Webster]

3. A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

Cakes of rusting ice come rolling down the flood. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Cake urchin} (Zo["o]l), 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. [1913 Webster]


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  • To have one's cake dough — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cake — (k[=a]k), n. [OE. cake, kaak; akin to Dan. kage, Sw. & Icel. kaka, D. koek, G.kuchen, OHG. chuocho.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cake urchin — Cake Cake (k[=a]k), n. [OE. cake, kaak; akin to Dan. kage, Sw. & Icel. kaka, D. koek, G.kuchen, OHG. chuocho.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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