johnnycake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n johnnycake cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Johnnycake A kind of bread made of the meal of maize (Indian corn), mixed with water or milk, etc., and baked.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n johnnycake 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.
    • n johnnycake 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 corn-bread, pone, etc.
    • n johnnycake In Australia, a cake baked on the ashes or cooked in a frying-pan.
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Usage

In literature:

Likewise there was a pan of johnnycake in the oven.
"The Depot Master" by Joseph C. Lincoln
But I am informed by Charles Johnnycake that they have gone to Fort Leavenworth and expect to go on to Washington.
"The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War" by Annie Heloise Abel
And she did, he aiding her with the vegetables, she mixing johnnycake for the entire squad, slicing the bacon, and setting the coffee to boil.
"Special Messenger" by Robert W. Chambers
An' I wants a piece o' Johnnycake as big as my ole head.
"Negro Folk Rhymes" by Thomas W. Talley
Nick Stoner filled his mouth with cold johnnycake.
"The Little Red Foot" by Robert W. Chambers
The women baked corn pone, hoecake and johnnycake, boiled and fried hominy, and prepared milk, butter, and cheese.
"Stories of Old Kentucky" by Martha Grassham Purcell
I guess my coffee's biled sufficient, and I'm about to fry me a mess of bacon and johnnycake.
"The Corner House Girls Snowbound" by Grace Brooks Hill
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In news:

Chowder, beans, and johnnycake .
Barbara Stetson is queen of Rhode Island's johnnycakes.
Johnnycake Elementary will stay cool after winter passes.
With winter on the doorstep, an ongoing renovation project will soon have Johnnycake Elementary School ready for the hottest days of the year.
Johnnycake Elementary will stay cool after winter passes.
Thus we found our way out to the intersection of Rolling and Johnnycake roads to the west of the city, pulled into the lot, and were met with the smell of smoke—along with Pioneer 's general shack-iness, an excellent sign.
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