corn dodger

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corn dodger was in 1834

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Cite this Entry

“Corn dodger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corn%20dodger. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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