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Boston brown bread

noun
1.
a dark-brown steamed bread made of cornmeal and rye meal or graham or wheat flour sweetened with molasses.
Origin of Boston brown bread
1855-1860
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60
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  • Boston brown bread Flour is self-rising, on the principle of the flapjack flour.

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