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pone

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

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An Americanism dating back to 1605–15; from Virginia Algonquian (English spelling) apones, appoans, poan, from Proto-Algonquian apwa·n (unattested) “thing roasted or baked”

Other definitions for pone (2 of 2)

pone2
[ pohn ]
/ poʊn /

noun Cards.
the player on the dealer's right.Compare eldest hand.
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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British Dictionary definitions for pone (1 of 2)

pone1
/ (pəʊn) /

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

Word Origin for pone

C17: from Algonquian; compare Delaware apán baked

British Dictionary definitions for pone (2 of 2)

pone2
/ (pəʊn, ˈpəʊnɪ) /

noun
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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