ETYM Old Eng. cake, kaak; akin to Dan. kage, Swed. and Icel. kaka, Dutch koek, German kuchen, Old High Germ. chuocho.
1. A block of soap or wax; SYN. bar.
2. Made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs.
ETYM Prov. Eng.
To cover thickly with some substance .