Definitions of bread

  1. cover with bread crumbs, as of pork chops
  2. food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
  3. cover with bread crumbs; " bread the pork chops before frying them"
  4. A genus of plants embracing several species and varieties differing much in appearance and qualities: such as the common cabbage ( B. oleracea), broccoli, cauliflowers, etc.; the wild turnip ( B. campestris); the common turnip ( B. rapa); the rape or coleseed ( B. napus), etc.
  5. To spread.
  6. An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.
  7. Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
  8. To cover with bread crumbs, preparatory to cooking; as, breaded cutlets.
  9. Baked food product made of flour or meal that is moistened, kneaded, and sometimes fermented. A major food since prehistoric times, it has been made in various forms using a variety of ingredients and methods.
  10. Dough made from the flour or meal of some kind of grain and baked; food in general; as, he works hard for his daily bread.
  11. A food preparation made by kneading the flour of some cereal with water to make dough, adding usually some yeast, and baking.
  12. Food made of flour or meal baked: food: livelihood. BREADSTUFF, in the United States, denotes all the cereals which can be converted into bread.
  13. Extended from side to side; wide.
  14. Food made from flour or meal; subsistence.
  15. An article of food made of flour or meal; provisions; subsistence.
  16. Food made of flour or ground corn baked; food; livelihood. Bread and butter, means of living.
  17. Food in general; loaves; cakes or biscuits prepared from flour of any kind of grain; sustenance.

Usage examples for bread

  1. Don't talk like a bread- and- butter miss, Hal. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  2. He silently pointed to his children crying for bread. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  3. Two or three times during the day Mrs. McKeon had given her half a glass of wine, which she had drank on being told to do so, and she had once tried to eat a bit of bread. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  4. Then how do you earn your bread? – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  5. Now that's a bread twist! – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm
  6. Give me a piece of bread, and let me stay with you to- night. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  7. He does not deny that man lives by bread, but he does deny that man lives by bread alone. – Men in the Making by Ambrose Shepherd
  8. For the first time people in the Dutch world had bread. – Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks by William Elliot Griffis
  9. I also stated that I would turn all the bread baked over to the hospital, and I offered an electric chafing dish for the best loaf baked. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  10. Tell him to be here within ten minutes with his best carriage and horses, and wine and bread. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  11. Give the man three days' bread and water. – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  12. But given bread is bitter bread, and if she could think it came to her, of her own right- He said ever so much more, but that ever so much more was quite unnecessary. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  13. You must first of all think of giving bread to my soldiers- 'Bread, bread, bread. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  14. Two others smiled and pointed toward the bread they held in their hands. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  15. Remember, there are other people who want bread. – Trading by Susan Warner
  16. I made this bread, and there are men up the valley who are really finding gold. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  17. A bit of sleep would do a body almost as much good as a bit of bread- I won't say as much as a dhrap of wather. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  18. New ways of bread- making were open to all, and the feudsman began to see that he could make food and clothes more easily and with less danger than by sleeping with his rifle in the woods, and by fighting men who had done him no harm. – A Cumberland Vendetta by John Fox, Jr.
  19. Fetch them, Mrs Slee, and some bread. – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  20. While not yet fifteen he had been thrown out into the world to earn his bread. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith