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Cake vs. Bread

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Cakenoun

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

Breadnoun

(uncountable) A foodstuff made by baking dough made from cereals.

Cakenoun

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

‘an oatmeal cake’; ‘a johnnycake’;

Breadnoun

(countable) Any variety of bread.

Cakenoun

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

‘buckwheat cakes’;

Breadnoun

Money.

‘Let's get this bread.’;

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Cakenoun

A block of any of various dense materials.

‘a cake of soap’; ‘a cake of sand’;

Breadnoun

Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.

Cakenoun

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

Breadnoun

Breadth.

Cakenoun

(slang) Money.

Breadnoun

A piece of embroidery; a braid.

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Cakenoun

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

Breadverb

(transitive) to coat with breadcrumbs

Cakeverb

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

‘His shoes are caked with mud.’;

Breadverb

To make broad; spread.

Cakeverb

To form into a cake, or mass.

Breadverb

(transitive) To form in meshes; net.

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Cakenoun

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

Breadverb

To spread.

Cakenoun

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

Breadverb

To cover with bread crumbs, preparatory to cooking; as, breaded cutlets.

Cakenoun

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

Breadnoun

An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.

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.’;

Breadnoun

Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.

‘Give us this day our daily bread.’;

Cakeverb

To form into a cake, or mass.

Breadnoun

food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked

Cakeverb

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

‘Clotted blood that caked within.’;

Breadnoun

informal terms for money

Cakeverb

To cackle as a goose.

Breadverb

cover with bread crumbs;

‘bread the pork chops before frying them’;

Cakenoun

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

‘a bar of chocolate’;

Bread

Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water, usually by baking. Throughout recorded history, it has been a prominent food in large parts of the world.

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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