corn dodger


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corn dodger

n.
1. Chiefly Southern US A small round cornmeal cake that is baked or fried.
2. Chiefly Southern Atlantic US A dumpling of cornmeal that is boiled or steamed. Also called regionally dodger.

corn′ dodg`er


n.
a small cornmeal cake either baked or fried or boiled as a dumpling.
[1830–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corn dodger - small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern)
cornbread - bread made primarily of cornmeal
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