A layer cake from which a slice has been removed.




  • Coat (something) with a crust of solid material.
  • To form into a cake, or mass.
  • Of blood or other liquid, to dry out and become hard.
  • To cackle like a goose.


  • From Middle English cake, from Old Norse kaka ("cake") (compare Norwegian kake, Icelandic/Swedish kaka, Danish kage), from Proto-Germanic *kakǭ ("cake"), from Proto-Indo-European *gog ("ball-shaped object") (compare Northern Kurdish gog ("ball"); Romanian gogoașă ("doughnut") and gogă; Lithuanian gúoge). Related to cookie, kuchen, and quiche. coca.

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