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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.
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Antonyms for bread

bane, toxin, venom, poison.

Quotes of bread

  1. You do not build your own houses, nor make your own garments, nor bake your own bread simply because you know that if you were to attempt all these things they would all be more or less ill done. – Felix Adler
  2. How is the government going to run without people like us? We make 35 percent of the bread in this country, and that much of the margarine, and cooking oil, and all the other things. – Dwayne Andreas
  3. Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread – Josh Billings
  4. Grace is available for each of us every day- our spiritual daily bread but we've got to remember to ask for it with a grateful heart and not worry about whether there will be enough for tomorrow. – Sarah Ban Breathnach
  5. Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with Give us pasta with a hundred fillings. – Robert Farrar Capon
  6. Nevertheless the meaning is not that the blessed bread which is divided, which is offered, and which the apostles received from the hand of Christ was not the body of Christ but becomes the body of Christ when the eating of it is begun. – Martin Chemnitz
  7. It's nice to be in a situation where the two books that I write for a sort of regular monthly income are also works that I enjoy immensely, rather than them being some kind of bread and butter, do it because you have to do it. – Garth Ennis
  8. Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water. – Anatole France
  9. I cast my bread on the waters long ago. Now it's time for you to send it back to me- toasted and buttered on both sides. – Jesse Jackson
  10. A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned- this is the sum of good government. – Thomas Jefferson
  11. I learn something not because I have to, but because I really want to. That's the same view I have for performing. I'm performing because I really want to, not because I have to bring bread back home. – Yo-Yo Ma
  12. Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up. – John C. Maxwell
  13. Peace goes into the making of a poem as flour goes into the making of bread – Pablo Neruda
  14. Men can starve from a lack of self -realization as much as they can from a lack of bread – Richard Wright

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

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