an Irish quick bread leavened with baking soda, usually made with buttermilk.
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Origin of soda bread
First recorded in 1850–55
Words nearby soda bread
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Example sentences from the Web for soda bread
This water is medicinal, but not disagreeable to the taste: the damper made with it was very light, and tasted like soda-bread.Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart|John McDouall Stuart
British Dictionary definitions for soda bread
a type of bread leavened with sodium bicarbonate combined with milk and cream of tartar
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