corn pone

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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

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

corn′ pone`

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.