noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
Origin of hoecake
Regional variation note
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Historical Examples of hoecake
Adding the roll scale had cooled the charge, and it was thick like hoecake batter.The Iron Puddler
James J. Davis
Joab tethered the horses and made the fire, and fried the bacon and baked the hoecake.Lewis Rand
Rachel came to the front door with a sandwich of hoecake and cheese in one hand and a glass of water in the other.
But the words "I want a piece of hoecake, etc.," as recorded under the "call," were often rhymed off in song with it.Negro Folk Rhymes
Thomas W. Talley
We'd get that hoecake out of the ashes and wash it off until it looked like it was as clean as bread cooked in a skillet.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves
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