flapjack


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flap·jack

 (flăp′jăk′)
n.
1. See pancake.
2. Chiefly British A hard or chewy bar traditionally made from oats and brown sugar, softened with butter and golden syrup, and then baked.

[Earlier flap, to flip (a pancake) + jack, fellow (as used to form the name of objects and contrivances).]

flapjack

(ˈflæpˌdʒæk)
n
1. (Cookery) a chewy biscuit made with rolled oats
2. (Cookery) US and Canadian and NZ another word for pancake
[C17: from flap (in the sense: toss) + jack1]

flap•jack

(ˈflæpˌdʒæk)

n.
griddlecake; pancake.
[1590–1600]

flapjack

pancake

Flapjack

When this glossary was prepared, “flap-jack” was synonymous with pancake, but there were many different formulations for pancakes and in the 1920s, households occasionally reserved the name flapjack for a pancake made from some particular recipe.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Flapjack - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddleflapjack - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
buckwheat cake - a pancake made with buckwheat flour
buttermilk pancake - a pancake made with buttermilk
blini, bliny - Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream
blintz, blintze - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
crape, French pancake, crepe - small very thin pancake
german pancake, pfannkuchen - puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce
latke, potato pancake - made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
tortilla - thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour
Translations

flapjack

[ˈflæpdʒæk] N (US) (= pancake) → torta f, panqueque m (LAm) (Brit) torta de avena

flapjack

[ˈflæpdʒæk] n
(US) (= pancake) → crêpe f épaisse
(British) (= biscuit) → galette f (à base d'avoine et de mélasse)

flapjack

n (US) → Pfannkuchen m; (Brit) → Haferkeks m

flapjack

[ˈflæpˌdʒæk] n (Brit) (biscuit) → biscotto di avena (Am) (pancake) → frittella
References in classic literature ?
While coffee was boiling, bacon frying, and flapjacks were being mixed, Daylight found time to put on a big pot of beans.
Warmed-over flapjacks, warmed-over beans, fried bacon, and coffee composed the breakfast.
At a table he sat and consumed beefsteak, flapjacks, doughnuts and pie.
Flapjacks and bacon and warmed-over beans constituted his supper.
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The packaging is eye-catching and clear, attracting customer interest at point of purchase," explains Mark Dawkins, Managing Director of specialist food wholesaler Pride of Place, who are managing the distribution of Nutrichef Flapjack.
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A quarter of those in East Anglia are calorie laden flapjack fans, while 22% of 'healthy snack' fans in the south of England enjoy the sugary coffee shop favourite, the fruit muffin.
However, this could be a pricey move, as travellers can pay anything up 1,471 per cent more for a 500ml bottle of still water, 1,039 per cent more for a flapjack or 495 per cent more for a tin of Pringles.
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