corn pone

Origin of corn pone

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60

corn-pone

[kawrn-pohn]
adjective
  1. of or characteristic of an unsophisticated rural person, especially from the South: a corn-pone accent.

Origin of corn-pone

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for cornpone

corn pone

noun
  1. Southern US corn bread, esp a plain type made with waterSometimes shortened to: pone
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