johnnycake

Definitions:

  • Cornmeal bread usually shaped into a flat cake and baked or fried on a griddle.
  • In Australia, a cake baked on the ashes or cooked in a frying-pan.
  • In the southern United States, a cake of Indian meal mixed with water or milk, seasoned with salt, and baked or toasted by being spread on a board set on edge before a fire. It is of negro origin.
  • In other parts of the United States, any unsweetened flat cake of Indian meal, sometimes mixed with mashed pumpkin (especially in New England), and usually baked in a pan: incorrectly used at times for <em>corn-bread</em>, <em>pone</em>, etc.
  • A kind of bread made of the meal of maize (Indian corn), mixed with water or milk, etc., and baked.
  • A dense, baked or fried <xref>flatbread</xref> made of <xref>cornmeal</xref>.
  • cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England)
  • cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England)
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