Flapjack vs. Crepe
noun a pancake.
ORIGIN from flap (in the dialect sense [toss a pancake] ) + jack 1 .
crepe (also crêpe)
1 |krāp| a light, thin fabric with a wrinkled surface : [as adj. ] a silk crepe blouse.• (also crepe rubber) hard-wearing wrinkled rubber, used esp. for the soles of shoes.
2 |krāp| black silk or imitation silk, formerly used for mourning clothes.• a band of such fabric formerly worn around a person's hat as a sign of mourning.
3 |krāp; krep| a thin pancake.
DERIVATIVES crepey adjective ORIGIN late 18th cent.: French, from Old French crespe ‘curled, frizzed,’ from Latin crispus.