Definition of Slapjack

1. n. A flat batter cake cooked on a griddle; a flapjack; a griddlecake.

Definition of Slapjack

1. Noun. (US dialect) A type of pancake, or flapjack ¹

2. Noun. A simple card game similar to snap ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slapjack

1. a pancake [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slapjack

slap shots
slap someone five
slap together
slapdash
slapdashes
slapdashness
slapdown
slapdowns
slaphappier
slaphappiest
slaphappiness
slaphappy
slaphead
slapheaded
slapheads
slapjack (current term)
slapjacks
slappable
slapped
slapped down
slappee
slappees
slappers
slappies
slapping
slapping down
slappings
slappity
slappy

Literary usage of Slapjack

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1846)
"found, there the slapjack springs up by his side. *It is just as hot, and light, and beautiful, in Washington, as it is in Boston. ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1846)
"found, there the slapjack springs up by his side. It is just as hot, and light, and beautiful, in Washington, as it is in Boston. ..."

3. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine by Freeman Hunt (1846)
"Seeing that John Bull and the frog-eating Frenchman are utter strangers to the superior luxury and beauty of a well manufactured slapjack, and cannot pos- ..."

4. Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne): A Biography and Bibliography by Don Carlos Seitz (1919)
"But, poor man! he's eaten his last slapjack! Not another solitary slapjack will that poor drowned man never eat!" A tear glistened in the worthy widow's eye ..."

5. Detailed MinutiƦ of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 by Carlton McCarthy (1899)
"Perhaps some dainty fellow prefers the more imposing " slapjack. ... About the time the last scrap of " slapjack " and the last spoonful of " slosh " are ..."

6. Entertaining Anecdotes from Every Available Source by James Baird McClure (1879)
"... who was third," said Mr. Thompson, hastily, "I think her forte above all others was in the accomplishment of the cake known as slapjack. ..."

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