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  • n. Plural form of pone.


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  • Ye ain't named Judith, Unc 'Jep, "he went on, glancing to where the girl knelt on the hearthstone dishing up corn pones from the Dutch oven.

    Judith of the Cumberlands

  • If nothing of the sort occurs -- and this only "leaks out" by accident, for the pioneer never pries inquisitively into the business of his guest, he keeps him as long as he can; and when he can stay no longer, fills his saddle-bags with flitches of bacon and "pones" of corn-bread, shakes him heartily by the hand, exacts a promise to stop again on his return, and bids him

    Western Characters or Types of Border Life in the Western States

  • When it was of proper consistency she made round, flat "pones," almost an inch and a half in the middle.

    Fagots from the campfire,

  • Then, in lighter vein, he described the sudden advent of the impetuous captain; the consternation of the little housekeeper, who was not expecting him so soon; her efforts to improvise a feast for the man who would blissfully swallow half-baked "pones" if served by her; her shy presentation of her lover to the venerable clergyman, which he and

    His Sombre Rivals

  • Some of the pickers were drifting away to other fields, a few seeking work late in the day; more, bargaining with the itinerant venders of pies, made to last all summer if not sold, gingerbread, "pones," and other nondescript edibles, at which an ostrich would hesitate in well - grounded fear of indigestion, but for which sable and semi-sable pickers exchange their berry tickets and pennies as eagerly as we buy

    Success with Small Fruits

  • People wear watches less because they have cell pones and can see what time it is whenever the want.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Best of Urban Design

  • The students have been looking at Photostory 3, Voicethread, toondoo and making digital videos with the school camera and in some cases their mobile pones with appropriate authorisation from me, as mobile phones are generally banned at school.

    Toondoo and more...

  • My grandmother kept about 20 different cornbread preparations in her repertoire, she called this kind of bread "egg bread" because it included eggs, unlike many other corn pones, corn cakes, hot water corn bread, etc.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Entonces le pones sal y limón y lo guardas en el refrigerador por lo menos cuatro horas.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Also, could you give me your recipe for corn pones?

    A Dollar Short


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  • Growing up in Oklahoma in the 1960s and 70s, we always used the word "pones" to describe the love handles one has just above the hip bones.

    July 5, 2009