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cottage loaf

noun
1.
(Brit) a loaf consisting of two round pieces, the smaller of which sits on top of the larger
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  • The cottage loaf and the pennyworth of milk had been set forth on a sheet of paper on the window-seat.

    Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens
  • Frenchmen will not all eat bread fashioned in the same form, and the cottage loaf is unknown in France.

    Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun
  • Then the next day you will have enough left over for a dish of baked hash, or a cottage loaf.

    Living on a Little

    Caroline French Benton
  • Whereupon the maid, in plucky fashion, threw a cottage loaf at Maclachlan and took him fairly in the chest.

    The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough

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