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 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

Definition for pones (2 of 2)

pone

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[ 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 pones (1 of 2)

pone

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/ (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 pones (2 of 2)

pone

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/ (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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