corn dodger


noun

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.
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Examples from the Web for corn dodger

  • The ham did not seem very good, the cabbage he could not eat, the corn-dodger choked him, he had no desire to wait for the pie.

    The End Of The World|Edward Eggleston