Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cake baked on or in hot ashes.
“There was venison, superbly broiled by Ned; a perfect ash-cake, built and baked by Dick, and a pot of gorgeous coffee, for which both claimed credit.”
“By the time they had finished their breakfast of roast clams and ash-cake the rainbow had melted away and the storm-clouds were nearer, but Dick wanted to start on up the coast.”
“They found a fisherman's house where they got fresh water and a can to hold it, also some cornmeal, with which Johnny made an ash-cake, or, as Dick called it,”
“Cohn cake wuz baked in de ashes, ash-cake we call 'em an 'dey wuz good and sweet.”
“The Poor Boy now took his ash-cake from his knapsack and said:”
“Master, don't grieve any longer, throw the ash-cake away, seize my right horn, and eat and drink what you will find there.”
“Peter Mills made our cat fish stew and cooked ash-cake bread fer us to eat it wid.”
“And, I reckon," concluded Mr. Lincoln, "that the prospect is now very good of the South being as cut up as the ash-cake!”
“Diaz is trying to reach them with supplies, but at present there isn't enough meal in ten miles of the army to make an ash-cake.”
“Among the articles of diet peculiar to the negroes on the great plantations were the "ash-cake," the "hoe-cake," and the”
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