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soda bread

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noun

an Irish quick bread leavened with baking soda, usually made with buttermilk.

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Nearby words

sod off, sod's law, soda, soda ash, soda biscuit, soda bread, soda cracker, soda fountain, soda jerk, soda lake, soda lime

Origin of soda bread

First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples 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.

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British Dictionary definitions for soda bread

soda bread


noun

a type of bread leavened with sodium bicarbonate combined with milk and cream of tartar
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