bannock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bannock a flat bread made of oat or barley flour; common in New England and Scotland
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bannock A kind of cake or bread, in shape flat and roundish, commonly made of oatmeal or barley meal and baked on an iron plate, or griddle; -- used in Scotland and the northern counties of England.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bannock A thick cake made of oatmeal, barley-meal, or pease-meal, baked on the embers or on an iron plate or griddle over the fire.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bannock ban′nok a flat home-made cake of oatmeal, barley, or pease-meal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gael. bonnach,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gael. bannach.

Usage

In literature:

If ever I catch it up here I shall bannock it down again.
"The Kitchen Cat and Other Stories" by Amy Walton
Them banks is as soft as an Injun bannock half baked; and there ain't no foothold for hosses.
"A Lieutenant at Eighteen" by Oliver Optic
There were soft cakes, and crisp cakes, and thick bannocks, and sometimes there were "scones" of barley-meal.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
Luncheon, consisting of soaked bannock and cold cocoa, was a sorry affair.
"Two on the Trail" by Hulbert Footner
Say, they're fighting all the time about the battle of Bannock-Burn, a million years ago or so.
"William Adolphus Turnpike" by William Banks
He stopped and asked for a cup of milk and a bit of bannock.
"Norman Vallery" by W.H.G. Kingston
When he had disappeared over the ridge Connie hastily bolted some bannocks and a cold leg of rabbit.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
A call from the house summoned them; Kirsty had hurried in and was searching the milk-house for bannocks and maple syrup.
"The Silver Maple" by Marian Keith
That, with a bit of bacon and some bannock that I'll make, will do us, if we have a cup of tea.
"The Young Alaskans on the Trail" by Emerson Hough
Suddenly a keen-sighted warrior points to a dim speck far over the prairie toward the land of the Bannocks.
"The Bridge of the Gods" by Frederic Homer Balch
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In poetry:

A barefoot boy I went to school
To save a cobbler's fee,
For though the porridge pot was full
A frugal folk were we;
We baked our bannocks, spun our wool,
And counted each bawbee.
"My Ancestors" by Robert W Service

In news:

A Boise Police officer was cleared of any wrongdoing by Bannock County Prosecutor Mark Hiedeman late Wednesday in the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Troy Epperley on May 31.
On its own initiative, the Bannock County Jail has started a number of classes to keep inmates from returning, and hopes the idea could catch on at other county jails.
Let's bring back the bannock slap of love.
Bannock County Brings Formal End to Burn Ban.
Phyllis Rothwell Affrunti and the Ballet Idaho dancers rehearse for an original project honoring the history of the Shoshone -Bannock tribe.
It's been weeks since Bannock County instituted a burn ban after the Charlotte fire claimed 66 homes in Pocatello.
BLACKFOOT — Earlier this week a jury in Bannock County and Idaho's Sixth Judicial District found two former employees of Premier Technology guilty of violating the Idaho Trade Secrets Act.
Farmington -4.30.11-- Jerry Bannock of Southington gives some pointers on fly fishing to Pauline Bishop of Roxbury.
The exercise took place in Bannock, Bingham and Bonneville counties last Friday.
FORT HALL—In celebration of the newly declared National Native America n Heritage Month, members of Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are having some fun by participating in "Wear Your Moccasins To Work Day" all day Thursday.
And Mrs C Timothy Paxton of Bannock announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Mae Paxton , to Nicholas Alexander Shanks, son of Diana Mowder Shanks and Charles Shanks of St Clairsville.
KUHN, Peggy "Mary Margaret," 76, of Bannock, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, November 1, 2012 in Forest Hill Nursing Home and now rests in the arms of her Savior.
She was born in Bannock on July 1, 1936.
Elder Alice McDougall with fresh bannock she made in a home with no running water.
955 Bannock St, Ste 100 Denver, CO 80204.
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