Definition of Pancake

1. Noun. A flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle.

Definition of Pancake

1. n. A thin cake of batter fried in a pan or on a griddle; a griddlecake; a flapjack.

Definition of Pancake

1. Noun. A thin batter cake fried in a pan or on a griddle in oil or butter. ¹

2. Noun. (theater) A kind of makeup, consisting of a thick layer of a compressed powder. ¹

3. Noun. (juggling) A type of throw, usually with a ring where the prop is thrown in such a way that it rotates round an axis of the diameter of the prop. ¹

4. Verb. To make a pancake landing ¹

5. Verb. (context: construction demolition) To collapse one floor after another. ¹

6. Verb. To flatten violently. ¹

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Definition of Pancake

1. to land an airplane in a certain manner [v -CAKED, -CAKING, -CAKES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pancake

pancake (current term)
pancake batter
pancake day
pancake ice
pancake kidney
pancake landing
pancake landings
pancake syrup
pancake tortoise
pancake tortoises
pancake turner
pancake turtle

Literary usage of Pancake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"pancake BELL. The ringing of the tenor bell at eleven o'clock on ... Now it goes by the name of the "pancake Bell," and is supposed to be a reminder to the ..."

2. Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the by United States, Congress, House (1905)
"Mr. pancake. Well, I know we have had the question up repeatedly, ... Mr. pancake. A dollar a hundred by express. The railroad freight from our station—I ..."

3. A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Chester by Robert Holland (1886)
"pancake BELL. The ringing of the tenor bell at eleven o'clock on Shr Tuesday ... Now it goes by the name of the "pancake Bell," and is supposed to be a ..."

4. The Ohio Nisi Prius Reports by Ohio Courts (1910)
"pancake, made the following devise: "I do not dispose of my other farm in .Madison county, Ohio, leaving it to he distributed according to law. unless I ..."

5. Reading-literature: Seventh Reader by Harriette Taylor Treadwell, Margaret Free, Thomas Henry Briggs (1911)
"... Mix a pancake, Stir a pancake, Pop it in the pan. Fry a pancake, Toss a pancake, Catch it if you can. ..."

6. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"pancake-TUESDAY. Shrove-Tuesday, which is a pancake feast day in all England. At Islip, со. Oxon, the children of the cottagers go round the village ou that ..."

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