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cake's “dough—Our,” THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, i. 1. 108 ; “My cake is dough,” THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, v. 1. 125. A proverbial saying, to express that one's hopes are frustrated; a cake which comes out of the oven in that state being considered as spoiled.

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