Definition of pone in English:

pone

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Pronunciation: /pəʊn
 
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(also corn pone or pone bread)

noun

[mass noun] US
  • Unleavened maize bread in the form of flat oval cakes or loaves, originally as prepared with water by North American Indians and cooked in hot ashes: she used to come into town weekly to sell her pone
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    • Cooked, this innocent combination forms the superstructure for such savory staples we know as: mush, cornmeal fritters, hush puppies, pone and pudding, dodgers, relish, bread, sticks and stuffing.
    • Southerners preferred corn dodgers or pone and pork and clabber rather than Yankee beef.
    • The reference is to the celebrated corn pone; the binomial form is to be preferred, since pone by itself could sometimes refer to a bread made of something other than corn.

Origin

Algonquian, 'bread'.

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