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bread sauce

noun
  1. a milk sauce thickened with breadcrumbs and served with roast poultry, esp chicken
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  • The woman, looking alarmedly at her, murmured the word "bread-sauce?"

    A Sheaf of Corn

    Mary E. Mann

  • He won't talk about bread-sauce—billiards—and the money market.

    Second Plays

    A. A. Milne

  • One doesn't need to be very romantic not to want to talk about bread-sauce.

    Second Plays

    A. A. Milne

  • And so don't forget to tell cook about the bread-sauce, will you, dear?

    Second Plays

    A. A. Milne

  • By the way, you won't forget what I said about the bread-sauce, will you?

    Second Plays

    A. A. Milne