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hush puppy


Definition of HUSH PUPPY

chiefly Southern & southern Midland
:  cornmeal dough shaped into small balls and fried in deep fat —usually used in plural

Origin of HUSH PUPPY

from its occasional use as food for dogs
First Known Use: circa 1918

Rhymes with HUSH PUPPY


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