We'd put salt in de meal and scald it wid boiling water and make it into pones and bake it.
Some of the pones had also the appearance of slow convalescence from chill and fever.
His waist was thick with pones of sinew bulging over the hips, as one sees in the statue of Discobolus.
Brush a place clean before the fire and lay the pones upon it.
De pones was pile up on pones, en on de top wuz a great big ash-cake.
The pones were simply large, round, thin corn-meal cakes baked in a fritter-spider in a hot oven.
She'd wrap these pones in wet cabbage or collard leaves and roll dem into hot ashes and bake dem.
All he gave them to eat was unsalted millet bread, baked like pones, or entirely unbaked dough.
As a hungry boy I used sometimes to think that pones and "Johnny-reb toast" were pretty nearly worth the War to us!
Over coals meat was baked and meal in pones was wrapped in poplar leaves to bake in de ashes.
1630s, "American Indian bread," earlier appone, ponap (1610s), from Powhatan (Algonquian) apan "something baked," from apen "she bakes." Later used in Southern U.S. for any type of cornbread.