Definitions for hoecakeˈhoʊˌkeɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an unleavened cake made with flour or cornmeal.
* South Midland and Southern U.S..
Origin of hoecake:
thin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal; originally baked on the blade of a hoe over an open fire (southern)
A type of cornbread or cornmeal cake, made of water and salt. It was originally baked before the fire or in the ashes on a hoe, now it is fried in cooking oil in a skillet.
Origin: So called because the cake was often cooked on a hoe.
a cake of Indian meal, water, and salt, baked before the fire or in the ashes; -- so called because often cooked on a hoe
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