Chiefly Southern U.S. See johnnycake. See Regional Notes at johnnycake, light bread.(noun)
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Use "pone" in a sentence
"At the same time he would throw up his cards, or hand them to the player on the dealer's right, who is termed the pone, and whose duty it is to collect the cards as they are played and keep them in readiness for the dealer when he requires a further supply."
"The bread in gentlemen's houses is generally made of wheat, but some choose the pone, which is the bread made of Indian meal."
""pone" -- two varieties of cornbread -- were regularly eaten at breakfast and dinner."