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  • bread crumbs — n. small bit of bread …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bread crumbs — breadru …   English to the Old English

  • bread — [bred] n. [ME bred < OE bread, crumb, morsel < IE * bhreu , var. of * bhereu , to ferment < base * bher , well up, seethe > BREW, BURN1, L fervere, to boil] 1. a) a food baked from a leavened, kneaded dough made with flour or meal,… …   English World dictionary

  • Bread — Bread, v. t. (Cookery) To cover with bread crumbs, preparatory to cooking; as, breaded cutlets. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bread sauce — noun creamy white sauce made with bread instead of flour and seasoned with cloves and onion • Hypernyms: ↑sauce * * * noun : a milk and butter sauce thickened with bread crumbs * * * bread sauce noun A thick milk based sauce made with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bread — {{11}}bread (n.) O.E. bread bit, crumb, morsel; bread, cognate with O.N. brauð, Dan. brèd, O.Fris. brad, M.Du. brot, Du. brood, Ger. Brot). According to one theory [Watkins, etc.] from from P.Gmc. *brautham, which would be from the root of BREW… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bread — I. noun Etymology: Middle English breed, from Old English brēad; akin to Old High German brōt bread, Old English brēowan to brew Date: before 12th century 1. a usually baked and leavened food made of a mixture whose basic constituent is flour or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bread — bred v. coat in bread crumbs n. type of food made from baked wheat; money (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bread — For other uses, see Bread (disambiguation). Various leavened breads …   Wikipedia

  • crumbs — interj. exclamation of surprise or astonishment krÊŒm n. bit, particle, morsel; soft inner part of bread v. break into crumbs, crumble; remove crumbs; coat with crumbs …   English contemporary dictionary

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