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brown bread

any bread made of flour darker in color than bolted wheat flour, especially graham or whole wheat bread.
Origin of brown bread
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Pass horse radish, tabasco sauce or tomato catsup and crackers or wafers or brown bread and butter.

  • An' then in walks Mis' Holcomb with her brown bread an' cream cookies.

    Friendship Village Zona Gale
  • With chicken not today today we are going to have eggs and salad and vegetables and brown bread and what else.

    Geography and Plays Gertrude Stein
  • I have water from the spring, and a loaf of brown bread on the shelf.

  • Cut Boston brown bread and white bread into thin slices and stamp into rings with a doughnut cutter.

  • Bake for three hours longer, and serve with hot Boston brown bread.

    Breakfast Dainties Thomas J. Murrey
  • And if you can find some brown bread as well as white, that will be ever so nice.

    The Fun of Cooking Caroline French Benton
  • A cabbage-leaf was as good as "a skillet," she thought, for a loaf of brown bread.

    Little Grandmother Sophie May
  • Cover with another layer of brown bread, press together, trim the crusts and cut into fingers.

    Sandwiches Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer
  • Anyway, we had it, with brown bread Swiss cheese sandwiches.

    Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster

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