eggy bread


: bread dipped in a mixture of egg and milk and then sautéed : french toast
… he often gets requests from patients for traditional English favourites including eggy bread, poached and scrambled eggs, and sausages and mash.Swindon Advertiser, 6 Dec. 2013

Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eggy bread was in 1983

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“Eggy bread.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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