flapjack

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flapjack a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Flapjack A fklat cake turned on the griddle while cooking; a griddlecake or pacake.
    • Flapjack A fried dough cake containing fruit; a turnover.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n flapjack A cake of batter baked on a griddle, in a shallow pan, or on a board: so called from the practice of tossing the cake into the air when it is done on one side, by a dexterous movement of the griddle, in such a manner as to turn it over and catch it again flat upon the griddle with the baked side uppermost. Also flipjack.
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Usage

In literature:

They were thick and rich as befits wilderness flapjacks, but covered with syrup they slid easily down the throat.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
We started a fire and I made some flapjacks.
"Roy Blakeley's Bee-line Hike" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Dick stared at his two companions, but seeing their sober faces, muttered something to himself and set about fixing the flapjacks.
"The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers" by Claude A. Labelle
Remove the bacon to lid of mess pan, leaving the grease for frying potatoes, onions, rice flapjacks, etc., according to recipe.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Mrs. Downs, wishing to do them honor, was making blueberry flapjacks for tea.
"Eyebright" by Susan Coolidge
I can make a flapjack do three summersaults and catch it.
"Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
When the stove was lighted we drank green tea and ate more flapjacks which Harry had badly burned.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
Aren't those flapjacks ready?
"The Gay Rebellion" by Robert W. Chambers
It is more wholesome than flapjacks and it 'sticks to the ribs.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
That settles it for me; I've turned the last flapjack I'll ever turn for any man but myself.
"The Duke Of Chimney Butte" by G. W. Ogden
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In news:

Whole grain flapjacks with smoky bacon and real maple syrup.
NO ORDINARY FLAPJACK Pumpkin pancakes at Three Square contain just a slight hint of the expected cinnamon flavor.
Flapjacks Flop in the International District.
Flapjack Fundraiser benefits Boys & Girls Clubs.
The Pancakes Without Soul Award is bestowed on Jackson Soul Food for its no-frills/no-thrills presentation: three pale, fluffy, flavorless flapjacks on a white plate.
That is, I have been known to eat too many flapjacks the morning-of and not performed at my best.
I have had to fight the urge because I love flapjacks so much.
In Calgary, Rodeo Fans Flip Over Free Flapjacks.
Historic site shares flapjacks made from its own ground flour.
Free flapjacks for a cause.
The venerable pancake—aka flapjack, griddlecake, hotcake—has been a staple of American breakfast fare for generations.
In Calgary , Rodeo Fans Flip Over Free Flapjacks.
Get ready for blueberry season with these fluffy flapjacks.
Cassadaga Valley High School Key Club students, Hunter Caskey and Christine Seibert are shown with Cathy Smith, Key Club adviser, at the Kiwanis Flapjack Breakfast.
BEDFORD — Bedford Lions Club welcomes three new members into their club in time for additional help at the annual Fall Flapjack Feast being held Sat.
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