corn pone

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corn·pone

or corn pone  (kôrn′pōn′)
n. Chiefly Southern & Midland US
adj. Informal
Folksy and homespun, as in manner or speech: a penchant for cornpone humor; cornpone political prose.

corn pone

n
1. (Cookery) Southern US corn bread, esp a plain type made with water. Sometimes shortened to: pone

corn′ pone`


n.
Southern U.S.
corn bread, esp. of a plain kind.

Corn pone

Cornbread made without milk or eggs, and usually shaped into small patties and fried.
References in classic literature ?
It was "baker's bread" -- what the quality eat; none of your low-down corn-pone.
It was good to be there again behind all that noble corn-pone and spareribs, and everything that you could ever want in this world.
The Mark Twain Circle will have a panel at SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014, "From Corn-Pone to Delmonico's: Feasting with Twain.
Back when New Democrats still held sway--and both the stock market and economy were humming along--auto-abusive ideas such as taxing every stock transaction were limited mostly to Ralph Nader's presidential campaigns, where corn-pone wag Jim Hightower was fond of saying things like, "Yeah, Wall Street's whizzing all right--its whizzing on you and me