flap·​jack | \ˈflap-ˌjak \

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Examples of flapjack in a Sentence

for breakfast, there's bacon and flapjacks with syrup

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To soften the blow, the restaurant will celebrate its 60th birthday with 60-cent short stacks of is famous flapjacks from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 17 at participating restaurants. Doreen Christensen, Sun-Sentinel.com, "IHOP says it lied about name change, plans celebration with 60 cent pancakes," 10 July 2018 The Republican state senator from Fairfield spent $15,020 on advertising place mats with his face on them at Chip’s, the family restaurant chain known for its flapjacks. Neil Vigdor, courant.com, "The Place Mat King: Sen. Tony Hwang Spent $15K On Restaurant Ads," 11 May 2018 The days of hot breakfast Before ready-to-eat cereal, breakfast for many Americans used to mean ham, bacon, eggs, toast, oatmeal or flapjacks. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Snap, crackle, pop: Ready-to-eat cereal changed America by the bowlful," 20 Feb. 2018 Every breakfast-loving home cook worth her flapjacks knows a well-seasoned, two-burner cast-iron griddle is the key to proper diner-style chow. Amiel Stanek, Bon Appetit, "You 10000000% Need a Cast-Iron Griddle," 8 Feb. 2018 And a few appeared to simply consist of flat layers of fabric stacked up like flapjacks with a model in the middle. Adam Tschorn, latimes.com, "Comme des Garçons and Balenciaga take the layered look to extremes at Paris Fashion Week," 5 Mar. 2018 These flapjacks are a rich, eggy treat that Robson chose to serve taco-style with bruléed plantains, ice cream and crema. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "Here are the best dishes of the 2018 Devour Culinary Classic," 4 Mar. 2018 Not to be missed are the Ricotta Pancakes ($14), a stack of three flapjacks drizzled with a Sicilian-style honey and vanilla syrup. Julia Sayers, AL.com, "Try this innovative Italian restaurant in the Pizitz Food Hall," 7 Feb. 2018 Dads would have to make them for everyone, burn them a little on one side, as dads often do, and serve big, steaming stacks of flapjacks dripping with syrup. Chris Erskine, latimes.com, "Christmas feels bloated and broken. It should only last 12 days. Let me explain...," 1 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of flapjack

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of flapjack

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


flap·​jack | \ˈflap-ˌjak \

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