brown bread

noun
\-ˌbred \

Definition of brown bread 

1 : bread made of whole wheat flour

2 : a dark brown steamed bread made usually of cornmeal, white or whole wheat flours, molasses, soda, and milk or water

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Sit in the open-air, family-friendly courtyard sipping a café con leche (1.30 euros) while the woman behind the bar prepares toasted brown bread with ham and havarti cheese (1.20 euros) or a bowl of yogurt and fruit (2.20 euros). New York Times, "36 Hours in Seville," 14 June 2018 Lest anyone think that the Factory does not provide for its loyal fans, three versions of brown bread will be available: heat-and-serve dinner rolls and mini-baguettes, as well as pre-cut sandwich loaves. Melissa Minton, Bon Appetit, "The Cheesecake Factory’s Famous Brown Bread to Be Sold in Grocery Stores," 22 Jan. 2018 Why do people go crazy for The Cheesecake Factory's sweet brown bread? Spoon U, Teen Vogue, "The Cheesecake Factory's Signature Bread Ingredients," 9 Dec. 2017 Defining moment: Gratis brown bread shows up with a steak knife plunged into the vaguely caramelly loaf. - - - 7. Tom Sietsema, chicagotribune.com, "America's top 10 chain restaurants ranked," 13 Dec. 2017 To me, that world was all about stale, dry brown bread and an indiscriminate way of eating cross-legged on couches or on the ground with none of the formality of the table. Pete Wells, New York Times, "Alice Waters Retraces the Path That Led Her to Chez Panisse," 20 Sep. 2017 Some ate brown bread, milk-toast, and graham crackers to fill their bellies. Howard Markel, Smithsonian, "The Secret Ingredient in Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Is Seventh-Day Adventism," 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of brown bread

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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