[pohn] /poʊn/

noun, South Midland and Southern U.S.
Also called pone bread. a baked or fried bread usually made of cornmeal.
a loaf or oval-shaped cake of any type of bread, especially corn bread.
[pohn] /poʊn/
noun, Cards.
the player on the dealer’s right.
Compare .
the player who opposes the dealer in a game with two players.
noun (Southern US)
Also called pone bread, corn pone. bread made of maize
a loaf or cake of this
/pəʊn; ˈpəʊnɪ/
(cards) the player to the right of the dealer, or the nondealer in two-handed games

1630s, “American Indian bread,” earlier appone, ponap (1610s), from Powhatan (Algonquian) apan “something baked,” from apen “she bakes.” Later used in Southern U.S. for any type of cornbread.


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