noun Date: circa 1600 pancake

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Flapjack — Flap jack , n. 1. A fklat cake turned on the griddle while cooking; a griddlecake or pacake. [1913 Webster] 2. A fried dough cake containing fruit; a turnover. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flapjack — pre 1600, from FLAP (Cf. flap) + JACK (Cf. jack), using the personal name in its generic object sense …   Etymology dictionary

  • flapjack — ► NOUN 1) Brit. a soft, thick biscuit made from oats and butter. 2) N. Amer. a pancake. ORIGIN from FLAP(Cf. ↑flappy) (in the dialect sense «toss a pancake») + JACK(Cf. ↑jack) …   English terms dictionary

  • flapjack — [flap′jak΄] n. a pancake or griddlecake …   English World dictionary

  • Flapjack — For the seaweed commonly known as flapjack, see Carpophyllum maschalocarpum. For the programming library, see Flapjax. For the Cartoon Network animated series, see The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. Food United Kingdom In the UK, a flapjack …   Wikipedia

  • Flapjack — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme Flapjack peut désigner : Une prise de catch Les merveilleuses mésaventures de Flapjack, série télévisée diffusée sur Cartoon Network… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • flapjack — UK [ˈflæpˌdʒæk] / US noun [countable] Word forms flapjack : singular flapjack plural flapjacks 1) British a biscuit made of oats, butter, and syrup 2) American a pancake …   English dictionary

  • flapjack — /flap jak /, n. 1. a pancake or griddlecake. 2. Brit. a small case for face powder; compact. [1590 1600; FLAP + JACK1] Regional Variation. 1. See pancake. * * * …   Universalium

  • flapjack — noun a) A pancake. Sven ordered a stack of flapjacks with maple syrup, two strips of bacon, and an egg, sunny side up. b) A bar made of (though not limited to) rolled oats, butter, golden syrup, and brown sugar, and which is baked in a tray …   Wiktionary

  • flapjack — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. griddlecake, johnnycake, hotcake; see pancake …   English dictionary for students

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