- a brand of cosmetic in a semimoist cake of compressed powder, usually applied with a moist sponge.
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Historical Examples of pan-cake
The Ensign also mixed batter for pan cakes and established quite a reputation as a pan-cake maker.The War Romance of the Salvation Army
Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
The roof broke under his greater weight, and he fell through on his master, squashing him flatter than a pan-cake.Fables For The Times
H. W. Phillips
After it had gone by, he tried his aim on an old green frog, and laid him out "flatter'n a pan-cake," as he said to himself.