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soda bread

an Irish quick bread leavened with baking soda, usually made with buttermilk.
Origin of soda bread
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A large home-baked loaf of soda bread on a wooden platter stood at one end of the table, and near it a sponge-cake.

    Hyacinth George A. Birmingham
  • She is carefully examining some cakes of soda bread, and has a bucket beside her into which she throws the rejected pieces.

    The Drone

    Rutherford Mayne
British Dictionary definitions for soda bread

soda bread

a type of bread leavened with sodium bicarbonate combined with milk and cream of tartar
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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