American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A flattened cake of baked oatmeal.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cake made of the meal of oats. It is generally very thin and brittle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A cake made of oatmeal.
- n. thin flat unleavened cake of baked oatmeal
“There I was hospitably entertained, and a supper of milk and goat's flesh with a kind of oatcake was set before me, of which I ate heartily.”
“All descriptions of linen, except the "oatcake" and "sailcloth," can be embroidered in the hand.”
“a supper of milk and goat's flesh with a kind of oatcake was set before me, of which I ate heartily.”
“There I was hospitably entertained, and a supper of milk and goat’s flesh with a kind of oatcake was set before me, of which I ate heartily.”
“Quite different from its crisp Scottish cousin, the Staffordshire oatcake is more like a dense pancake made from batter containing three types of flour and, of course, oats.”
“The MidlandsStaffordshire oatcakesA true regional British treasure, the oatcake, or "oat flannel" as it is sometimes called, fuelled generations of workers in the Potteries.”
“The bosses = those who were last on the frontline in 1900 and oatcake.”
“Jenny, blooming in blue silk, and Mrs. Crook, starched in white linen, flitted back and forth between kitchen and parlor, overseeing the two maidservants, who staggered to and fro under enormous platters of oatcake, fruitcake, "crumbly," and other sweets.”
“May I never taste oatcake or whisky again!' said Lachlan impetuously, 'but I wish to see the beast, if there's one in it, and, the sooner the better.”
“In Wales and Scotland, an oatcake was divided into equal parts and one piece blackened.”
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