French bread


: a crusty white bread baked usually in long thin loaves

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of French bread was in the 15th century

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“French bread.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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French bread

: a crusty bread usually baked in long thin loaves

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