- white bread.
- any bread leavened with yeast.
Origin of light bread
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for light bread
I had plenty of fresh butter, cream, and light-bread at my disposal.
The first thing I did on entering my kitchen was to mix up my light-bread.
The light-bread was cut into slips about two inches long and a half an inch wide and thick.Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel
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Otherwhiles He would make a Potage of the broth, (made without fruit), boiling and stewing it with some light-bread.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened