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cake, noun

Origin:
Dutch, AfrikaansShow more Calque formed on Dutch koek (later Afrikaans heuningkoek) honeycomb.
obsolescent
In the phrases cake of honey, honey cake, honey in the comb.
a1858 J. Goldswain Chron. (1949) II. 60We all eat until we ware satisfied and Nelson thought that the cakes of huney wich he had left in the tree was ful three fut long.
1949 L.G. Green In Land of Afternoon 161Coloured people in the Piketberg Sandveld..prefer honey cakes containing young bees.
honey in the comb.

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