Definition of hoecake in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhōkāk/


A coarse cake made of cornmeal, originally baked on the blade of a hoe.
Example sentences
  • Three hours later, two steaks, seven hoecakes, five cups of coffee and a huge plate of beans later, he stepped out of Mary's place, contented for the first time in well over a month.
  • During the colonial period, heavy breakfast meals of hoecakes and molasses were prepared to fuel the slaves for work.
  • He baked hoecakes for the kids in a skillet over an open fire.

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Syllabification: hoe·cake

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