johnny cake

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johnny cake (plural johnny cakes)

  1. (colloquial) corn bread
    • 1922 : The little girls sat under the pines eating their thick mutton sandwiches and big slabs of johnny cake spread with butter. - Katherine Mansfield, The Doll's House (Selected Stories, Oxford World's Classics paperback 2002, 353)