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breadstuff

[bred-stuhf] /ˈbrɛdˌstʌf/
noun
1.
grain, flour, or meal for making bread.
2.
any kind of bread.
Origin of breadstuff
1785-1795
An Americanism dating back to 1785-95; bread + stuff
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  • The corn in the fields furnished an ample supply of breadstuff.

  • The plants providing us with breadstuff are the product of evolution.

    The Iron Ration

    George Abel Schreiner
  • Three hundred pounds of breadstuff were required for each person.

    The Life of John Taylor B. H. Roberts
  • So to-day I opened a bag of flour to ascertain if we were to have any breadstuff.

  • Near a place called Archaha, he took a brigantine laden with cassavi, the Indian breadstuff, and a small quantity of wine.

    The Lily and the Totem William Gilmore Simms
  • I breathed the flour, and drank the flour, and felt myself to be enveloped in a world of breadstuff.

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