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  • n. Plural form of flapjack.; pancakes.


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  • The thin, round cakes which presently appeared were the "flapjacks" despised by Cyrus as insufficient diet.

    Camp and Trail A Story of the Maine Woods

  • He caught some trout, and finding some lettuce growing in the little garden, got it ready for salad, and then mixed up the batter for some "flapjacks," as the old hunter had shown him how.

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters

  • I was assured by Ellen and the others who had come to the farm in advance of me, that the maple molasses and candy "flapjacks," made on pans of hard snow, during the previous spring, had been something to smack one's mouth for.

    When Life Was Young At the Old Farm in Maine

  • Nevada's dead heat Senate race converged in the state capital Saturday as Harry Reid and Sharron Angle celebrated the birthday of Nevada's statehood, shaking hands, serving flapjacks, petting dogs and posing for pictures in an effort to sway last minute votes.

    John McCain Campaigns For Sharron Angle In Nevada

  • In the lake, we immediately played “monkey in the middle” for at least an hour, and then after retiring the ball, my father let us dive from his knee, throwing us up in the air and flipping us like flapjacks on a grill.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

  • 'Niver fear; it's me own slugs smell their way with soft noses, an' they'll spread like flapjacks against the coming out beyand.

    The Men of Forty Mile

  • "We shall have flapjacks fried in bacon grease, and sugar, which is more toothsome —"


  • They early discovered the virtues of hot water judiciously saturated with sugar, and they prodigally swam their flapjacks and soaked their crusts in the rich, white syrup.

    In a Far Country

  • Passing the flapjacks with gregarious strangers at a bed-and-breakfast would be like starting the day in purgatory for me.

    Editor's Note

  • Donovan had his own PT boat, which zipped him back and forth from Anzio to the OSS station in Bastia, where he wolfed down flapjacks and bacon in the dining hall with his men in the morning and sang Irish songs with them in the evening by a fireplace.

    Wild Bill Donovan


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