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light bread

noun Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. white bread.
  2. any bread leavened with yeast.
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Origin of light bread

First recorded in 1815–25
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Historical Examples of light bread

  • I had plenty of fresh butter, cream, and light-bread at my disposal.

    The American Country Girl

    Martha Foote Crow

  • The first thing I did on entering my kitchen was to mix up my light-bread.

    The American Country Girl

    Martha Foote Crow

  • The light-bread was cut into slips about two inches long and a half an inch wide and thick.

  • Otherwhiles He would make a Potage of the broth, (made without fruit), boiling and stewing it with some light-bread.