Nocake
Nocake No"cake, n. [Corrupted fr. Indian nookhik meal. --Palfrey.] Indian corn parched, and beaten to powder, -- used for food by the Northern American Indians. [1913 Webster]

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  • nocake — no·cake …   English syllables

  • nocake — ˈnōˌkāk noun Etymology: of Algonquian origin; akin to Narraganset nokehick parched corn meal, literally, it is soft, Natick nookhic : Indian corn parched and pounded into a powder …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rokeage — Roke age, Rokee Rok ee, n. [Cf. {Nocake}.] Parched Indian corn, pounded up and mixed with sugar; called also {yokeage}. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rokee — Rokeage Roke age, Rokee Rok ee, n. [Cf. {Nocake}.] Parched Indian corn, pounded up and mixed with sugar; called also {yokeage}. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yokeage — Rokeage Roke age, Rokee Rok ee, n. [Cf. {Nocake}.] Parched Indian corn, pounded up and mixed with sugar; called also {yokeage}. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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