Definition of pancake race in English:

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pancake race


A race in which each competitor must toss a pancake from a pan as they run, traditionally held in some places on Shrove Tuesday.
Example sentences
  • THE MP for Twickenham will compete in a pancake race in front of the Houses of Parliament on Shrove Tuesday to raise money for a brain injury charity.
  • The Wiltshire Times battered the competition on Shrove Tuesday as the Trowbridge pancake race got under way.
  • The pancake race was first run in the town in 1988 with pancakes supplied, as they are today, by a local tea shop.

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