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rye bread

bread that is made either entirely or partly from rye flour, often with caraway seeds.
Origin of rye bread
First recorded in 1570-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Lobster sauce and rye bread should be eaten with boiled salmon.

    A Poetical Cook-Book Maria J. Moss
  • There was rye bread, and there were eggs in the water of the saucepan.

    The Secret Witness George Gibbs
  • Then the coals were raked off and the rye bread cooked on the hot stones.

    Our Little Swedish Cousin Claire M. Coburn
  • Not a spoonful of porridge or a crumb of rye bread was left.

    Our Little Swedish Cousin Claire M. Coburn
  • Wash the rye bread when taking from the oven with warm water.

    Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book Mary A. Wilson
  • There were huge loaves of rye bread full of grains of chickweed.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • His mass said, he broke his fast on rye bread dipped in the milk of his own cows.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • At the moment Percival entered he was enclosing a large slab of Swiss cheese between two slices of rye bread.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • Phratos paused in the town at an old hostelry to give the child a hot drink of milk and a roll of rye bread.

    Folle-Farine Ouida
  • Dill pickles are popular for chafing dish suppers, and so are wienerwursts, rye bread and Swiss cheese.

    Suppers Paul Pierce
British Dictionary definitions for rye bread

rye bread

any of various breads made entirely or partly from rye flour, often with caraway seeds
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