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light bread

noun

, Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. any bread leavened with yeast.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of light bread1

First recorded in 1815–25

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Example Sentences

Cut slices of very light bread half-an-inch thick, with a round paste-cutter, divide them into neat shapes all alike in size.

The next time, Thad said, they would carry the self-raising kind of flour along, when they would be sure of having light bread.

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

Like the ungrateful Israelites with the manna, my soul would loathe such light bread.

Un Pan grattato is made the same way with fine light-bread grated.

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