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 ?
When the last crisp slice of bacon was gone, and the last allowance of corn pone devoured, the boys stretched themselves out on the grass, filled with contentment.
What sounds like corn pone to one man can sing like a tone poem to another.
The best of the group, Intergalactic Thanksgiving (1978), is a wacky shaggy dog tale in which corn pone earthling farmers transform an Alice-in-Wonderland society of joking green-skinned aliens into responsible ecologically oriented crop growers.