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‘Scotch pancake n. = drop-scone n. (dropped scone) one made of a small portion of batter dropped on the griddle or on a tin and baked.
. . 1942 C. Spry Come into Garden, Cook xv. 213 Most people have a good recipe for dropped scones.‥ Drop the batter from a spoon on the hot girdle and turn once.’ [OED]