Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place where cakes are made or sold.
  • n. A place where cakes, as of soap, indigo, etc., are stored.

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Examples

  • 'If you would like to stay here, I will build you a cake-house to live in,' said the old gentleman.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Two years ago, the A.B.C. amalgamated with Buzard's, an old established confectioner's in Oxford Street -- a famous cake-house.

    All About Coffee

  • The Duke was helped toward the cake-house by the Ring in Hyde Park (where they fought), and died on the grass, before he could reach the house; and was brought home in his coach by eight, while the poor Duchess [5] was asleep.

    The Journal to Stella

  • "It is as in the fairy-tale, where Hansel and Gretel come to the cake-house out in the wood," Thora said.

    Mogens and Other Stories

  • Hall, is a d-- d cake-house, the resort of walking gentlemen of all descriptions -- poets, players, painters, musicians -- who come to rave, and recite, and madden about this picturesque land of ours.

    Guy Mannering — Complete

  • But on the other side of the lake, nearly opposite to Mervyn Hall, is a d-- d cake-house, the resort of walking gentlemen of all descriptions -- poets, players, painters, musicians -- who come to rave, and recite, and madden about this picturesque land of ours.

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • The Duke was helped toward the cake-house by the Ring in Hyde Park

    The Journal to Stella

  • d — d cake-house, the resort of walking gentlemen of all descriptions — poets, players, painters, musicians — who come to rave, and recite, and madden about this picturesque land of ours.

    Guy Mannering

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