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pat-a-cake

[pat-uh-keyk] /ˈpæt əˌkeɪk/
noun
1.
a children's game in which a child claps hands alone and with another child while chanting a nursery rhyme.
Also, patty-cake.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; after the opening words of a rhyme that accompanies such play
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