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corn pone Line breaks: corn pone
North American

Definition of corn pone in English:


[mass noun]
Unleavened maize bread.
Example sentences
  • We stop off for a drink of water and a bite of corn pone in the kitchen of Hannah Ingram.
  • She'd feed Gypsy cold corn pones and they'd run a mile or so to the creek to play.
  • And, like Twain, people fond of corn pone remember it with specificity.


(corn-pone) informal Back to top  
Rustic; unsophisticated: country music and corn-pone humor
More example sentences
  • He must restrict himself to corn-pone opinions - at least on the surface.
  • Broadly speaking, there are none but corn-pone opinions.
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