American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A flat, usually unleavened bread made of oatmeal or barley flour.
- n. Northern U.S., especially New England Thin cornbread baked on a griddle.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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.
- n. An unleavened bread made with oatmeal in Scotland, and with cornmeal or wheat flour in Canada, baked in a pan.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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.
- n. a flat bread made of oat or barley flour; common in New England and Scotland
- From Old English bannuc, Gaelic bannach. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English bannok, from Old English bannuc, of Celtic origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In present times the name bannock is applied more generally to any baked item of a similar size and shape to the original bannock loaf, and can also be used as a term for a large circular scone which is scored into sections.”
“A most villainous kind of bannock of unleavened mealie-meal and crushed oats, calculated to try the strongest teeth and trouble the toughest digestion, "Gold Pen" might have added.”
“Na, I can ait naething; I'll tak a bannock i 'my pooch.”
“I just return the other night with a spike buck that is now hanging in my garage it is not the biggest dear I have ever shot but it will join the half a moose in my freezer and on Sunday evening coming home from ice fishing and having some venision stew and bannock I will feel very successful.”
“We make coffee and bannock when the rain lets up and save it for later.”
“I was also going to make bannock, but we have no flour.”
“To be given all of these things, I mean people come by, and they feed me dry meat, bannock bread.”
“A bannock/pancake/gingerbread man tempts a number of humans and animals, and in the end gets et.”
“She was only able to sneak up on Angus and Malcolm because they were too busy arguing over a hunk of scorched bannock bread to notice her approach.”
“The captain mulled this over as he ate some bannock.”
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Types of bread & breadmaking terms. Mainly I'm looking for plain or savoury breads but I'll accept the sweet-ish ones as long as they are more bread than cake :-)
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