Pat A Cake

pat-a-cake

[pat-uh-keyk]
noun
a children's game in which a child claps hands alone and with another child while chanting a nursery rhyme.
Also, patty-cake.


Origin:
1870–75; after the opening words of a rhyme that accompanies such play

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