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 My mother was also a believer in health food, which at that time meant a lot of sandwiches on dry Pepperidge Farm brown bread. Alice Waters, WSJ, 3 June 2022 Workers at the big Crosse & Blackwell plant on Eastern Avenue turned out everything from cream of celery soup to cans of brown bread and mango chutney. Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun, 26 Mar. 2022 The crusty brown bread that accompanies the meat, seasoned with coriander seed and dotted with circles of fat, is its equal. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2021 Poorer people, meanwhile, ate thick stews made out of staples like cabbage and leeks, small portions of meat, brown bread, and vegetables and fruits readily grown in gardens. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Nov. 2021 The naval brown bread that is served at the start of the meal is a beloved part of the Jack Dusty experience. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2021 Toasters use radiant heat to brown bread, muffins and bagels. oregonlive, 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, 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, 6 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of brown bread

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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16 Jun 2022

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“Brown bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20bread. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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