Hoe-cake



[hoh-keyk] /ˈhoʊˌkeɪk/

noun, South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
an unleavened made with flour or corn meal: originally baked on a but now usually cooked on a griddle.
n.

1745, American English, said to be so called because it originally was baked on the broad thin blade of a cotton-field hoe (n.).

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