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batter bread

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noun Chiefly Eastern Virginia.
  1. spoon bread.
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Origin of batter bread

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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Historical Examples

  • Corn-cakes, like all batter-bread, are to be mentioned only to be condemned.

    Health on the Farm

    H. F. Harris

  • There was batter-bread, I remember, and an omelette, and peas from the garden.

    The Gay Cockade

    Temple Bailey

  • And when I sit down to batter-bread and fried chicken I can hardly force it down, I do so want you to have it instead of me.