Flapjack meaning

flăpjăk
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(chiefly british) A hard or chewy bar traditionally made from oats and brown sugar, softened with butter and golden syrup, and then baked.
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A pancake or griddlecake.
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(US) A pancake.

Sven ordered a stack of flapjacks with maple syrup, two strips of bacon, and an egg, sunny side up.

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(UK) A bar made of (though not limited to) rolled oats, butter, golden syrup, and brown sugar, and which is baked in a tray.
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Origin of flapjack

  • Earlier flap to flip (a pancake) jack fellow (as used to form the name of objects and contrivances)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition