pone

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[pohn]
noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. Also called pone bread. a baked or fried bread usually made of cornmeal.
  2. a loaf or oval-shaped cake of any type of bread, especially corn bread.

Origin of pone

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1605–15, Americanism; < Virginia Algonquian (E spelling) apones, appoans, poan < Proto-Algonquian *apwa·n- thing roasted or baked, derivative of *apwe·- to roast, bake

pone

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[pohn]
noun Cards.
  1. the player on the dealer's right.Compare eldest hand.
  2. the player who opposes the dealer in a game with two players.

Origin of pone

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1885–90; < Latin pōne, 2nd person singular imperative of pōnere to place
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pone

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noun Southern US
  1. Also called: pone bread, corn pone bread made of maize
  2. a loaf or cake of this

Word Origin for pone

C17: from Algonquian; compare Delaware apán baked

pone

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noun
  1. cards the player to the right of the dealer, or the nondealer in two-handed games

Word Origin for pone

C19: from Latin: put!, that is, play, from ponere to put
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Word Origin and History for pone
n.

1630s, "American Indian bread," earlier appone, ponap (1610s), from Powhatan (Algonquian) apan "something baked," from apen "she bakes." Later used in Southern U.S. for any type of cornbread.

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