batter bread

noun Chiefly Eastern Virginia.

Origin of batter bread

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for batter bread

  • 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.

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

    The Gay Cockade|Temple Bailey
  • Corn-cakes, like all batter-bread, are to be mentioned only to be condemned.

    Health on the Farm|H. F. Harris