Slapjack

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Slapjack A flat batter cake cooked on a griddle; a flapjack; a griddlecake.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n slapjack Same as flapjack.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Slapjack =Flapjack (q.v.).
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Usage

In literature:

She called him her "slapjack" and would tell him to come and have his smack!
"Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille" by Emile Zola
The fire blazes on the hearth, while your good old mother cooks the slapjacks.
"Our American Cousin" by Tom Taylor
Her mother lived to a vener'ble age, and died while in the act of frying slapjacks for the County Commissioners.
"The Complete Works of Artemus Ward" by Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
They made a sumptuous breakfast of tea, the last of the bacon the Boy had brought, and slapjacks.
"The Magnetic North" by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
But even slapjacks palled on his palate, especially when he had them always to cook for himself.
"Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature" by Various
Mis' Hayes she fried me some slapjacks for supper.
"Jerome, A Poor Man" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Seven days glided by, and the material for more slapjacks with them.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864" by Various
About the time the last scrap of "slapjack" and the last spoonful of "slosh" are disposed of, the unhappy foragers return.
"Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865" by Carlton McCarthy
Would I like bread, or slapjacks, or a pie?
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
If you don't mind slapjacks I'll see what we can do for you.
"The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop" by Hamlin Garland
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