lye hominy


noun
  1. See under hominy.

Origin of lye hominy

1
An Americanism dating back to 1815–25

Words Nearby lye hominy

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How to use lye hominy in a sentence

  • Sometimes she would make a kettle of lye hominy, and this would last, with scarcely anything else, for an entire week.

    Jennie Gerhardt | Theodore Dreiser
  • This was "lye hominy" in course of preparation—the succulent lye hominy dear to every Southern heart.