Found 2 items, similar to brown bread.
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Definition: brown bread
n 1: bread made with whole wheat flour [syn: dark bread
, whole wheat bread
, whole meal bread
2: dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with
molasses and soda and milk or water [syn: Boston brown bread
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Definition: Brown bread
(br[e^]d), n. [AS. bre['a]d; akin to OFries.
br[=a]d, OS. br[=o]d, D. brood, G. brod, brot, Icel.
brau[eth], Sw. & Dan. br["o]d. The root is probably that of
E. brew. [root]93. See Brew
1. An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening,
kneading, and baking.
is made with yeast, salt, and sometimes a
little butter or lard, and is mixed with warm milk or
water to form the dough, which, after kneading, is given
time to rise before baking.
Cream of tartar bread
is raised by the action of an
alkaline carbonate or bicarbonate (as saleratus or
ammonium bicarbonate) and cream of tartar (acid tartrate
of potassium) or some acid.
is usually mixed with water and salt only.
. See under A["e]rated
Bread and butter
(fig.), means of living.
, Indian bread
, Graham bread
, Rye and Indian bread
. See Brown bread
, under Brown
. See Breadfruit
2. Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
Give us this day our daily bread. --Matt. vi. 11
(broun), a. [Compar. Browner
.] [OE. brun, broun, AS. br?n; akin to D. bruin,
OHG. br?n, Icel. br?nn, Sw. brun, Dan. bruun, G. braun, Lith.
brunas, Skr. babhru. [root]93, 253. Cf. Bruin
Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or
Cheeks brown as the oak leaves. --Longfellow.
, the old regulation flintlock smoothbore musket,
with bronzed barrel, formerly used in the British army.
(a) Dark colored bread; esp. a kind made of unbolted wheat
flour, sometimes called in the United States Graham
bread. “He would mouth with a beggar though she smelt
brown bread and garlic.”
(b) Dark colored bread made of rye meal and Indian meal, or
of wheat and rye or Indian; rye and Indian bread. [U.S.]
, wood coal. See Lignite
or Brown iron ore
(Min.), the hydrous iron
oxide, limonite, which has a brown streak. See Limonite
. See under Holland
, dark colored paper, esp. coarse wrapping
paper, made of unbleached materials.
(Min.), a ferruginous variety of dolomite, in
part identical with ankerite.
. See Brownstone
, a strong kind of porter or malt liquor.
, a state of mental abstraction or serious
reverie. --W. Irving.