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Origin of gingerbread
OTHER WORDS FROM gingerbreadgin·ger·bread·y, adjective
Words nearby gingerbread
Example sentences from the Web for gingerbread
With fragrances boasting fir and gingerbread, it’s the ideal quad for the season.
Grace screeches, as she and her friends drop their gingerbread-house construction and run into the living room to tell the adults cramming our small apartment for our annual party.When my daughter asked if Santa was real, my answer was yes|Vanessa McGrady|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
So, we built out what we call The Cold Spike and had ice rink, these were all decorated as gingerbread houses.PLAYBACK (2015): Could the Next Brooklyn Be … Las Vegas?! (Ep. 205)|Stephen J. Dubner|December 6, 2020|Freakonomics
The Container Store sells a 10-inch square cookie tin shipper box that fits an 8½ -inch tin perfectly to keep gingerbread Santas from being damaged in transit.Mailing gifts this year? Here are tips from the pros on how to box up your items properly.|Jura Koncius|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
I don't think I was expecting a gingerbread house but I expected something a little more fun.
We were supposed to make gingerbread houses today at 2:30 in his class.Newtown Victims: Dawn Hochsprung, Vicki Soto & More|Nina Strochlic|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Merton said that on Friday, Olivia had been excited to get home from school and make a gingerbread house.Family of Olivia Engel, Lost in Newtown, Remembers Their Daughter|Matthew DeLuca|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The first family decorates for the holidays with a 300-pound gingerbread White House and ‘Boflakes.’
Chocolate melts, cotton candy disintegrates, graham-cracker walls separate, and gingerbread roofs eventually cave in.
On the way I passed a gingerbread shop, and the fixed idea took hold of me that you must like gingerbread.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
There must be either a good deal of gilded gingerbread or a great let of the genuine article, at our places of worship.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
They then went into a room where little pages handed them sweetmeats and gingerbread-nuts.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen
Nay he made the gingerbread mother a kind of prime-minister, said the angry public, justly scandalized at this of the "Dovekin."History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Nettie was amazed and dismayed to find how much even soft gingerbread cost, when every pan of it had to be counted in money.
British Dictionary definitions for gingerbread
- a rolled biscuit, similarly flavoured, cut into various shapes and sometimes covered with icing
- (as modifier)gingerbread man
- an elaborate but unsubstantial ornamentation
- (as modifier)gingerbread style of architecture