loaf bread

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noun South Midland and Southern U.S.

commercially baked bread; store-bought bread.

Origin of loaf bread

First recorded in 1550–60
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Examples from the Web for loaf bread

  • At both was found the same hospitality; the same polished floors; the same style of loaf-bread and velvet rolls.

    Plantation Reminiscences|Letitia M. Burwell
  • Soft-tommy, loaf-bread, in contradistinction to hard biscuit.

    The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten