a flat cake made of oatmeal, barley meal, etc., usually baked on a griddle.
a member of a North American Indian people formerly of Idaho and Wyoming who merged with the Shoshone in the 19th century, now living primarily in southeastern Idaho.
the language of the Bannock, belonging to the Shoshonean group of Uto-Aztecan languages.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is calling their $60 million turnout operation “the bannock Street Project.”
The DNC Knows Everything About You Patricia Murphy August 21, 2014
Three days later, the 66-year-old bannock expired of congestive heart failure and complications from diabetes.
Mardi Gras Indian Chief Larry Bannock’s Final Ride Jason Berry May 15, 2014
She said: “I will have half of the bannock with your blessing, mother.”
Stories to Read or Tell from Fairy Tales and Folklore Laure Claire Foucher
A Januar’ haddock, a Februar’ bannock, and a March pint o’ ale.
The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
I hired a cook, for his board and passage, and returned to bannock without accident.
Then and Now Robert Vaughn
Some is over at bannock’s woods and the other near Townley church.
Young Captain Jack Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
Mary Muskrat was one of the bannock girls in the mission school.
Trail Tales James David Gillilan
He stopped and asked for a cup of milk and a bit of bannock.
Norman Vallery W.H.G. Kingston
Them banks is as soft as an Injun bannock half baked; and there ain’t no foothold for hosses.
A Lieutenant at Eighteen Oliver Optic
Do you know about the spoiled pork and bannock and mosquitoes?
On the Edge of the Arctic Harry Lincoln Sayler
a round flat unsweetened cake originating in Scotland, made from oatmeal or barley and baked on a griddle
“thick flat cake,” Old English bannuc “a bit, small piece,” from Gaelic bannach “a cake,” perhaps a loan from Latin panicium, from panis “bread” (see food).
(in Irish folklore) a spirit in the form of a wailing woman who appears to or is heard by members of a family as a sign that one of them is about to die. Contemporary Examples When the sheriff-to-be is killed, the man assumes his identity, Lucas Hood, and becomes the new Sheriff of banshee. […]
a person who vigorously advocates banning the development or use of nuclear weapons.
an island in the W central Pacific Ocean, in the Gilbert Islands group of Kiribati. Historical Examples It is somewhat inferior to Banaba, but supplies its place when Banaba is scarce. The Philippine Islands John Foreman noun an island in the SW Pacific, in the Republic of Kiribati. Phosphates were mined by Britain (1900–79). Area: […]
adjective of or relating to the SW Pacific island of Banaba noun a native or inhabitant of Banaba Historical Examples “Let us go, for the daughter of Tadona has called upon us at Kiangan,” said banaban. Ifugao Law R. F. Burton Kai-ak halupe, kai-ak banaban, ta idet-na ta magibu ta maid di pangidoh-dohana. Ifugao Law […]