light bread


chiefly Southern US and Midland US
: bread in loaves made from white flour leavened with yeast

Word History


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First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of light bread was in 1821

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Cite this Entry

“Light bread.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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