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  1. a brand of cosmetic in a semimoist cake of compressed powder, usually applied with a moist sponge.
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Historical Examples

  • 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.