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corn dodger

South Midland and Southern U.S. a small, usually oval cake made of corn bread and baked or fried hard in a skillet.
Chiefly South Atlantic States and Eastern Virginia. a boiled dumpling made of cornmeal. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I'm your friend, Aleck, you can bet your corn dodger on that.

    Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist Alexander Berkman
  • His midday lunch was a corn dodger, which he carried in his pocket.

  • Farewell to swamp angels, cane brakes, and chills; Farewell to sage and sassafras and corn dodger pills.

    Cowboy Songs Various
  • The settlers have an expression, "corn dodger and common doin's," as contradistinguished from "Wheat bread and chickin fixin's."

  • corn dodger for breakfast, so cold you could keep fish on it, and as hard as the rocks in this wall!

    The Bondboy

    George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  • The next morning I had to go till twelve o'clock before I had anything to eat, and then it was transparent pork and corn dodger.

  • Their food was of the plainest kind as far as bread went, corn dodger being the most common.

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