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ashcake

[ ash-keyk ]
/ ˈæʃˌkeɪk /
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noun Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

cornbread baked in hot ashes.

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Origin of ashcake

First recorded in 1800–10; ash1 + cake
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