from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An unleavened bread made with oatmeal in Scotland, and with cornmeal or wheat flour in Canada, baked in a pan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a flat bread made of oat or barley flour; common in New England and Scotland
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.