noun[mass noun] British
Concentrated food for cattle in a compressed flat form.
- Most of the seed is made into linseed oil, largely used in connection with paints, and cattle cake.
- We used to eat cattle cake sometimes if we were hungry - it looked and felt like hard toffee and was quite good!
- Even in the 1947 winter when they were severely starved, they would not touch the oats and cattle cake offered to them.
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