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1. (Cookery) US a type of thin flat cornbread baked on a griddle
2. (Cookery) Austral a thin cake of flour and water paste cooked in the ashes of a fire or in a pan
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|Noun||1.||johnny cake - cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England)|
cornbread - bread made primarily of cornmeal
hoecake - thin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal; originally baked on the blade of a hoe over an open fire (southern)
Shawnee cake - form of johnnycake
New England - a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
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