The deep-felt conviction of men that slavery breaks down the moral character . . . speaks out with . .
. distinctness in the change of meaning which caitiff has undergone signifying as it now does, one of a
base, abject disposition, while there was a time when it had nothing of this in it. Trench.
(Caj"e*put) n. See Cajuput.
(Ca*jole") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cajoled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cajoling.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter
like a bird in a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter, from the source of OF. goale, jaiole,
F. geôle, dim. of cage a cage. See Cage, Jail.] To deceive with flattery or fair words; to wheedle.
I am not about to cajole or flatter you into a reception of my views.
F. W. Robertson.
Syn. To flatter; wheedle; delude; coax; entrap.
(Ca*jole"ment) n. The act of cajoling; the state of being cajoled; cajolery. Coleridge.
(Ca*jol"er) n. A flatterer; a wheedler.
(Ca*jol"er*y) n.; pl. Cajoleries A wheedling to delude; words used in cajoling; flattery. "Infamous
(Caj"u*put) n. [Of Malayan origin; kayu tree + putih white.] (Med.) A highly stimulating volatile
inflammable oil, distilled from the leaves of an East Indian tree (Melaleuca cajuputi, etc.) It is greenish in
color and has a camphoraceous odor and pungent taste.
(Caj"u*put*ene`) n. (Chem.) A colorless or greenish oil extracted from cajuput.
(Cake) n. [OE. cake, kaak; akin to Dan. kage, Sw. & Icel. kaka, D. koek, G. kuchen, OHG.
1. A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake.
2. A sweetened composition of flour and other ingredients, leavened or unleavened, baked in a loaf or
mass of any size or shape.
3. A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes.
4. 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. Cake urchin (Zoöl), any species of flat sea urchins belonging to the Clypeastroidea. Oil cake the
refuse of flax seed, cotton seed, or other vegetable substance from which oil has been expressed, compacted
into a solid mass, and used as food for cattle, for manure, or for other purposes. To have one's
cake dough, to fail or be disappointed in what one has undertaken or expected. Shak.
(Cake), v. i. To form into a cake, or mass.
(Cake), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Caked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Caking.] To concrete or consolidate into a
hard mass, as dough in an oven; to coagulate.
Clotted blood that caked within.
(Cake), v. i. To cackle as a goose. [Prov. Eng.]
(Cak"ing coal`) See Coal.