noun Chiefly British.
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A big cake requires a big festival, and Augustus was happy to comply.
The Stollen was paraded through the city of Dresden, and later an appointed “Stollen girl” cut the cake.
Now, it is the most traditional and celebrated Christmas cake in Germany—and definitely not associated with fasting.
He had a special knife designed to cut the dense loaf, and a ceremony to precede cutting the cake.
The tasteless bread was transformed into a sweet cake that included ingredients, such as dried fruit and marzipan.
They would feed him apples, potatoes and sometimes bits of cake that Bob's mother gave them.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
It was with much amazement that they watched Henrietta absorb sandwiches, cake, eggs, and fruit.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
She peered around the room for the last time, and then dropped two small clean towels and a cake of soap into the bag.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
The celebrant sprinkled the victim with wine and salted cake, and made a symbolic gesture with the knife.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey
Then they all had coffee and cake, shook hands with Pete Senior, and went to their homes and laboratories.Old Friends Are the Best|Jack Sharkey