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black bread

noun
1.
a coarse-grained dark bread, often sour and made from whole-grain rye flour.
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  • The devil take the rags, the rickety huts, the straw litters and the black bread!

  • About two hours after, he brought me a piece of black bread.

  • Far from black bread and borscht, he found the food excellent.

    Combat Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • The dinner consisted of a porridge of cooked beans and black bread.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • "A soft roll of white bread; she would enjoy that, for now she is old she can hardly eat the hard, black bread," answered Dete.

    Heidi Johanna Spyri
  • She refused the cake which Mahiette offered to her, and said, "black bread."

    Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo
  • They emptied the pots of cider, ate the bacon from the salt-tub, and the cakes of black bread.

  • The nightly rations of black bread and beans were served out.

    Nicanor - Teller of Tales C. Bryson Taylor
  • He tumbled on to the ground a large clasp pocket-knife, a hunk of black bread, a cigarette-case and some old letters.

    The Dark Forest Hugh Walpole
  • They retire at night into their dens, where they live on black bread, water and roots.

    The Necessity of Atheism Dr. D.M. Brooks
British Dictionary definitions for black bread

black bread

noun
1.
a kind of very dark coarse rye bread
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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