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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.
These five-ingredient flapjacks are easy to whip up and are sure to be a hit with the whole family if you fancy a spot of baking.
These flapjacks will also last up to a week in a tin so you might even make it to Friday without resorting to the Penguins.
While the flapjacks are cooling, break up the white chocolate and melt in a bowl over a pan of boiling water, making sure the water doesn't touch the bowl.
Mr Gardner and Mr Dixon launched Oatein in 2015 and have since sold more than 2.5m bars, flapjacks and cookies in supermarkets, pharmacies, health stores and gyms in 55 countries worldwide.
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There will also be a first time visit from Ridiculously Rich by Alana, winner of The Apprentice 2016, who will have sweet treats including brownies, flapjacks and rocky road.
Cook Annette Davis is proving to be a big hit at Calshot Primary School in Great Barr, with pupils loving her freshly-made flapjacks and sponge cakes.