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flannel cake

noun, Chiefly North Midland U.S.
1.
griddlecake; pancake.
Origin of flannel cake
1785-1795
1785-95
Regional variation note
See pancake.
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  • There was a town down there, as flat as a flannel-cake, and called Summit, of course.

  • "Nobody waits for anybody on flannel-cake days," said Emmie, drawing in her chair with a chastened satisfaction.

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