corn dodger


Definition of corn dodger

chiefly Southern US and Midland US
: a cake of corn bread that is fried, baked, or boiled as a dumpling

First Known Use of corn dodger

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Corn dodger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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