cakes and ale

noun

Definition of cakes and ale

: the good things of life : pleasure, enjoyment dost thou think because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale— Shakespeare

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“Cakes and ale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cakes%20and%20ale. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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