brown bread

noun
\ -ˌbred How to pronounce brown bread (audio) \

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

Examples of brown bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Toasters use radiant heat to brown bread, muffins and bagels. oregonlive, "Amazon Prime Day 2020: Best kitchen deals end tonight," 14 Oct. 2020 To make open-faced smoked salmon sandwiches, use a good quality Pullman loaf or a dense brown bread. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "Finger sandwiches save the day," 6 Dec. 2019 To make open-faced smoked salmon sandwiches, use a good quality Pullman loaf or a dense brown bread. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "Finger sandwiches save the day," 6 Dec. 2019 To make open-faced smoked salmon sandwiches, use a good quality Pullman loaf or a dense brown bread. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "Finger sandwiches save the day," 6 Dec. 2019 Good Housekeeping’s Thanksgiving menus from 1900 celebrate celery in every form: There was celery soup, the stalks blended with mashed potatoes and accompanied by peanut butter on brown bread. Alexa Weibel, New York Times, "The Real Heart of Thanksgiving," 20 Nov. 2019 To make open-faced smoked salmon sandwiches, use a good quality Pullman loaf or a dense brown bread. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "Finger sandwiches save the day," 6 Dec. 2019 Good Housekeeping’s Thanksgiving menus from 1900 celebrate celery in every form: There was celery soup, the stalks blended with mashed potatoes and accompanied by peanut butter on brown bread. Alexa Weibel, New York Times, "The Real Heart of Thanksgiving," 20 Nov. 2019 With the bells dying out in the background, Agnes resumes bustling about her kitchen, filling up the teapot and buttering slices of brown bread. The Economist, "Personal and political The liberalisation of Ireland," 18 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of brown bread

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Brown bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20bread. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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