shewbread

noun shew·bread \ˈshō-ˌbred\
variants: or

\ˈshō-ˌbred\

Definition of shewbread

  1. :  consecrated unleavened bread ritually placed by the Jewish priests of ancient Israel on a table in the sanctuary of the Tabernacle on the Sabbath

Origin and Etymology of shewbread

translation of German Schaubrot


First Known Use: 1526


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