South Midland and Southern U.S. a small, usually oval cake made of cornmeal batter and baked or fried in a skillet.
Chiefly South Atlantic States and Eastern Virginia. a boiled dumpling made of cornmeal.
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How to use corn dodger in a sentence
Their food was of the plainest kind as far as bread went, corn dodger being the most common.Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln | James H. Shaw
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
I'm your friend, Aleck, you can bet your corn dodger on that.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
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
The settlers have an expression, "corn dodger and common doin's," as contradistinguished from "Wheat bread and chickin fixin's."Sketch of the life of Abraham Lincoln | Isaac Newton Arnold