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Brownie vs. Cake

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Brownienoun

(culinary) A small square piece of rich cake, usually made with chocolate.

Cakenoun

A rich, sweet dessert food, typically made of flour, sugar, and eggs and baked in an oven, and often covered in icing.

Brownienoun

(folklore) A mythical creature, a helpful elf who would secretly do people's housework for them.

Cakenoun

A small mass of baked dough, especially a thin loaf from unleavened dough.

‘an oatmeal cake’; ‘a johnnycake’;

Brownienoun

(paganism) A household spirit or revered ancestor.

Cakenoun

A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake.

‘buckwheat cakes’;

Brownienoun

(entomology) Any of various lycaenid butterflies of the Eurasian genus Miletus.

Cakenoun

A block of any of various dense materials.

‘a cake of soap’; ‘a cake of sand’;

Brownienoun

A tall, long-necked beer bottle, made from brown coloured glass.

Cakenoun

(slang) A trivially easy task or responsibility; from a piece of cake.

Brownienoun

A person of Arab, Indian or Hispanic descent. Also rarely used for a Native American or Pacific Islander.

Cakenoun

(slang) Money.

Brownienoun

(US) A girl in the first level of girl scouts.

Cakenoun

Used to describe the doctrine of having one's cake and eating it too, particularly regarding the UK’s approach to Brexit negotiations.

Brownienoun

An imaginary good-natured spirit, who was supposed often to perform important services around the house by night, such as thrashing, churning, sweeping.

Cakeverb

(transitive) Coat (something) with a crust of solid material.

‘His shoes are caked with mud.’;

Brownienoun

(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

Cakeverb

To form into a cake, or mass.

Brownienoun

square or bar of very rich chocolate cake usually with nuts

Cakenoun

A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake.

Brownienoun

a small square of rich chocolate cake, typically containing nuts.

Cakenoun

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

Brownienoun

a piece of sweet currant bread.

Cakenoun

A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes.

Brownienoun

a member of the junior branch of the Guide Association, for girls aged between about 7 and 10, wearing a brown uniform

‘for my birthday I want to join the Brownies’;

Cakenoun

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.’;

Brownienoun

a benevolent elf that supposedly haunts houses and does housework secretly.

Cakeverb

To form into a cake, or mass.

Cakeverb

To concrete or consolidate into a hard mass, as dough in an oven; to coagulate.

‘Clotted blood that caked within.’;

Cakeverb

To cackle as a goose.

Cakenoun

a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax);

‘a bar of chocolate’;

Cakenoun

small flat mass of chopped food

Cakenoun

made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs

Cakeverb

form a coat over;

‘Dirt had coated her face’;

Cake

Cake is a form of sweet food made from flour, sugar, and other ingredients, that is usually baked. In their oldest forms, cakes were modifications of bread, but cakes now cover a wide range of preparations that can be simple or elaborate, and that share features with other desserts such as pastries, meringues, custards, and pies.

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