A “Texas cakewalk” is a hanging (maybe because it’s so easy in Texas?). The western term isn’t used often and is mostly historical.
A Writer’s Guide to the Old West
Texas Cakewalk - A hanging.
(Oxford English Dictionary)
1944 R. F. ADAMS Western Words 164/2 Texas cakewalk, a hanging.
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Monday, October 09, 2006 • Permalink