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flan

a piece of metal ready to receive the die or stamp in the production of coins; shaped blank; planchet

flan

[flan]
(meteorology)
In Scotland, a sudden gust or squall of wind from land.
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For the cook, there's a moment of satisfaction, too, when the flan successfully emerges from its mold and holds its shape, looking beautiful.
You couldn't keep us away from the flans or water, but it seems we are so mollycoddled now with all these health and safety rules for our benefit, yet we aren't safe to walk on the street.
The show was haunted by the phantom flan-flinger, a Darth Vader-made-out-of-cheap-cloth dispenser of plates of flan to the faces of children, guests and presenters alike.
Spoon into the cooked flan case and carefully place in the oven.
I remember Chris Tarrant, the Phantom Flan Flinger and Co very well.
Crimebusting children will be getting their own back on a phantom flan flinger who has been causing havoc at a Middlesbrough project.