Definition of Pikelet

1. n. A light, thin cake or muffin.



Definition of Pikelet

1. Noun. (Australia New Zealand) A thick type of sweet pancake. ¹

2. Noun. (U.K.) A thin crumpet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pikelet

1. a drop-scone [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pikelet

pikakes
pikas
pike
pike-devant
pike-perch
pike-perches
pike perch
pike pole
pike poles
pikeblenny
piked
piked reverse hang
piked whale
pikehead
pikeheads
pikelet (current term)
pikelets
pikelike
pikeman
pikemen
pikeminnow
pikeminnows
pikeperch
pikeperches
piker
pikers
pikes
pikestaff
pikestaffs
pikestaves

Literary usage of Pikelet

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1. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"The rocky summit of a mountain, as Langdale pike. Haw pike. . pikelet, A small cake or muffin, Qu. a diminutive of pipe, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"1, a pair of «pikelet« of ... 2, «pikelet of Setaria, with an abortive branch beneath it. or female flower with or without a male one beneath it Glumes ..."

3. The Folk-speech of South Cheshire by Thomas Darlington (1887)
"The above quotations by no means prove that pikelet is a word of Welsh origin. I myself strongly suspect that it is a genuine English word, of which we cau ..."

4. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray (1868)
"A detached «pikelet of P. pretense, having the flower with its palet* ... An open magnified »pikelet of 0. asperifolia (1); and the flower of the same ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"The above quotations by no means prove that pikelet is a ... pikelet-bread. Having communicated my doubts of the Welsh origin of the word to Professor Rhys, ..."

6. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray, Sereno Watson (1890)
"(6) A »pikelet of P. clandestinum, magnified; (7) the наше displayed, the lower flower represented by a glume and palet only.— () Л spikelet of P. virgatum, ..."

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