batter bread

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noun Chiefly Eastern Virginia.


Nearby words

  1. battenberg,
  2. battenburg,
  3. batter,
  4. batter board,
  5. batter brace,
  6. batter pile,
  7. batter's box,
  8. batter-fry,
  9. battercake,
  10. battered

Origin of batter bread

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900

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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