breadstuff

[bred-stuhf]

Origin of breadstuff

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; bread + stuff
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Examples from the Web for breadstuff

Historical Examples of breadstuff

  • The corn in the fields furnished an ample supply of breadstuff.

  • The plants providing us with breadstuff are the product of evolution.

    The Iron Ration

    George Abel Schreiner

  • Three hundred pounds of breadstuff were required for each person.

  • So to-day I opened a bag of flour to ascertain if we were to have any breadstuff.

  • Near a place called Archaha, he took a brigantine laden with cassavi, the Indian breadstuff, and a small quantity of wine.

    The Lily and the Totem

    William Gilmore Simms