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pone1

[pohn] /poʊn/
noun, South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
Also called pone bread. a baked or fried bread usually made of cornmeal.
2.
a loaf or oval-shaped cake of any type of bread, especially corn bread.
Origin
Virginia Algonquian
1605-1615
1605-15, Americanism; < Virginia Algonquian (E spelling) apones, appoans, poan < Proto-Algonquian *apwa·n- thing roasted or baked, derivative of *apwe·- to roast, bake
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British Dictionary definitions for pone bread

pone1

/pəʊn/
noun (Southern US)
1.
Also called pone bread, corn pone. bread made of maize
2.
a loaf or cake of this
Word Origin
C17: from Algonquian; compare Delaware apán baked

pone2

/pəʊn; ˈpəʊnɪ/
noun
1.
(cards) the player to the right of the dealer, or the nondealer in two-handed games
Word Origin
C19: from Latin: put!, that is, play, from ponere to put
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Word Origin and History for pone bread
pone
1634, "American Indian bread," earlier appone, ponap (1612), 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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