Definition of Nocake

1. n. Indian corn parched, and beaten to powder, -- used for food by the Northern American Indians.



Definition of Nocake

1. Noun. Indian corn parched and beaten to powder, used for food by the Native Americans. ¹

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Definition of Nocake

1. a meal made from parched maize [n -S]

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Literary usage of Nocake

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1. History of Hadley, Including the Early History of Hatfield, South Hadley by Sylvester Judd, Lucius Manlius Boltwood, George Sheldon (1905)
"50 bushels Indian corn parched and beaten into nocake [Indian, ... hick;] 300 small bags for each man to carry nocake; stockings and shoes, ..."

2. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"ounder bring; In trays the nocake and the joints of deer, And in the gourd-shell water from the spring. ..."

3. History of Hadley: Including the Early History of Hatfield, South Hadley by Sylvester Judd, Lucius Manlius Boltwood (1863)
"50 bushels Indian corn parched and beaten into nocake [Indian, ... 300 small hags for each man to carry nocake; stockings and shoes, 200 pairs of each; ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1865)
"... the beft of their victuals for their journey is nocake, (as they call it) which is nothing but Indian Corne parched in the hot ..."

5. Economic and Social History of New England, 1620-1789 by William Babcock Weeden (1890)
"Barley fire - cake" for breakfast, parched corn " nocake," and for company cake made of parched corn and strawberries, was served. ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1896)
"... the old writer confessed that he not only could not eat it, but did not like to touch it as the infection clung to his hands for several days. nocake or ..."

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