flannel-cake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flannel-cake a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
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Usage

In literature:

Her very bowsprit three times a week had its toilette made with a cake of soap and a piece of soft flannel.
"Falk" by Joseph Conrad
There was a town down there, as flat as a flannel-cake, and called Summit, of course.
"Whirligigs" by O. Henry
But when I didn't care any longer for cakes or flannel then she got tired of me.
"He Knew He Was Right" by Anthony Trollope
The white flannel shirt beneath was caked with blood.
"An Old Meerschaum" by David Christie Murray
Tom was spelling the news from a paper spread on the table, and Aunt M'randa was making up the flannel cakes for breakfast.
"Emmy Lou" by George Madden Martin
There was a town down there, as flat as a flannel-cake, and called Summit, of course.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
The teamsters, their feet blistering in their cowhide boots, their beards and flannel shirts caked with dust, urged manfully.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
His khaki breeches and flannel shirt were streaked with dust; mud was caked upon his boots.
"Caravans By Night" by Harry Hervey
Six o'clock found them very tired and hungry but Gwen had supper all ready for them, a great dish of scrambled eggs and flannel cakes.
"The Carter Girls" by Nell Speed
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