Definition of slapjack in English:

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slapjack

Pronunciation: /ˈslapˌjak/

noun

North American
A pancake.
Example sentences
  • Her uniquely American recipes used corn meal for dishes like Indian pudding, Johnny-cake and slapjacks.
  • It is the fresh air all night that invigorates; or maybe it is the tea, or the slapjacks.
  • We rolled out of bed this morning early, and had our breakfast of slapjacks made of flour, salt and water, which lie on a man's stomach like cakes of lead.

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Syllabification: slap·jack

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