flap·​jack | \ ˈflap-ˌjak How to pronounce flapjack (audio) \

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Examples of flapjack in a Sentence

for breakfast, there's bacon and flapjacks with syrup
Recent Examples on the Web The flapjacks are also featured in Gaines's new cookbook Magnolia Table Volume 2, which is on sale for $19.99 at Target right now. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, "Joanna Gaines Just Revealed Her Recipe for Pecan Pancakes with Maple Butter for Cozy Mornings," 10 Apr. 2020 There’s no prescribed path for a candidate to trek down, just a set of practices that have evolved over time: the arena rally, the theatre-in-the-round town hall, the flapjack-diner visit, the fancy-dinner fund-raiser, et cetera. Eric Lach, The New Yorker, "What’s Joe Biden’s Role in the Response to the Coronavirus Crisis?," 27 Mar. 2020 During the study researchers approached individual gulls and put two buckets containing wrapped flapjacks in front of them. Jack Guy, CNN, "Seagulls are more likely to go after food humans have touched," 26 Feb. 2020 The clip drifts back to the past, when Goss and his beau were still on better terms, cutting to shots of their passionate lovemaking and smiling brunches, filled with Canadian bacon and flapjacks covered in syrup. Alex Blynn, Billboard, "Tom Goss and Daniel Franzese Explore a Complicated Love Affair in 'Quebec': Watch," 13 Feb. 2020 Another highlight of Friday’s gathering was seeing local luminaries taking turns on stage cooking flapjacks for the crowd. Carol Cain, Detroit Free Press, "Huntington Bank unveils new float for America’s Thanksgiving parade," 9 Nov. 2019 The crew jogs past the six massive flapjacks that make up the Bub’s Cafe float and around members of the Carmel Fire Department. Tyler Kraft, Indianapolis Star, "Former high school cross country runners crash CarmelFest's Fourth of July parade," 4 July 2019 Return to Walker Park the next morning for flapjacks. Kimberly Fornek, chicagotribune.com, "Fourth of July activities include parades, fireworks and craft fairs," 25 June 2019 That sounds strange, maybe even off-putting, but let’s break it down: Mayo is fundamentally egg and fat, two things normally found in flapjacks the world over. Nicole Clausing, Sunset, "Japanese Pancakes Are the New, Highly Instagrammable Treat in Town," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of flapjack

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Flapjack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flapjack. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of flapjack

British : a thick, sweet cake made of oatmeal usually with molasses or honey


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