[ kawrn-doj-er ]
/ ˈkɔrn ˌdɒdʒ ər /
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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Origin of corn dodger
An Americanism dating back to 1830–35; origin uncertain, perhaps related to northern English dialect dodge “lump”
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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