from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See pancake.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various forms of small pancake made from a spoonful of batter cooked on a griddle

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cake baked or fried on a griddle, esp. a thin batter cake, as of buckwheat or common flour.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cake of batter cooked on a griddle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a scone made by dropping a spoonful of batter on a griddle
  • n. a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle


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  • Our bacon and turkey sausages were good, but we were too full of cornmeal griddlecake we could both only finish half that we left most of those too.

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  • My sister's had visible squares of cheddar and giant, thick-cut slices of raw jalapeno seared to the top of her griddlecake, while mine was golden brown and pleasantly sweet-smelling.

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  • This behemoth griddlecake was bigger than my husband's Oaxacan head, and we were so happy that we fought off the instinct to order more than one each.

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  • I think if you're a pepperhead, you'd love that savory griddlecake, but almost anyone would love the sweet version.

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  • We both found it odd that an order of griddlecake was just that- one griddlecake- but we just put our faith in Cafe on Park and waited for the goodies to arrive.

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  • But anyway, good job on the griddlecake ordering! looks wonderful!

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  • Jack proceeded to carry out his promise, and when breakfast was ready presented a griddlecake, all flowing with melted butter, to the dog, which was as big as could be made in the frying-pan.

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