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Definition of Corncake
1. a cake made of cornmeal [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Corncake
Literary usage of Corncake
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Changing Africa: The First Literary Generation of Independent Cape Verde by Gerald M. Moser (1992)
"You gave them your cornmeal corn soup with meat beans with salt pork. Popcorn sweet potatoes noodles with chicken corncake with milk. ..."
2. Good Things to Eat, as Suggested by Rufus: A Collection of Practical Recipes by Rufus Estes (1911)
"... 101 Coffee eclairs 101 COOKIES— Sugar 103 Soft ginger 103 CORN— Boiled 61 Fried 67 Fritters 61 Stewed with cream 73 Toast 47 Com beef hash 23 corncake, ..."
3. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1906)
"... the commonest one, which frequently forms the sole food of the very poor, is the tortilla or flat, unleavened corncake. Considerable labor is necessary ..."
4. The Bookman (1907)
"Her voice had a croaking sound—rather like the dry rattle of a corncake. Her only other comment was apart to Mr. Horner, that for a barnyard cock it was ..."