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bread

A comestible made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading into dough and baking.
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I say, isn't bread `riz' enough when it runs over the pans?
On my table appeareth white bread every Sunday in the year," added the master smith, with solemnity.
The ferryboat was floating with the current, and I allowed I'd have a chance to see who was aboard when she come along, because she would come in close, where the bread did.
The other boys agreed that there was reason in what Tom said, because an ignorant lump of bread, un- instructed by an incantation, could not be expected to act very intelligently when set upon an errand of such gravity.
And there is another thing which surprised me; I find, in settling accounts with the housekeeper, that a lunch, consisting of bread and cheese, has twice been served out to the girls during the past fortnight.
Scanty and insufficient suppers those, and innocent of meat, as of most other sauce to wretched bread.
I really did not want the bread at all, but felt it would be ungracious to refuse, so I ate it slowly, in order that he might see that I only did it out of politeness.
I quite agree with you,' answered the second brother, 'and my advice is to eat up his loaf of bread, and then to refuse to give him a bit of ours until he has promised to let us put out his eyes or break his legs.
She asked me nothing," said Sancho; "but I told her how your worship was left doing penance in her service, naked from the waist up, in among these mountains like a savage, sleeping on the ground, not eating bread off a tablecloth nor combing your beard, weeping and cursing your fortune.
The sago pasty, the artocarpus bread, some mangoes, half a dozen pineapples, and the liquor fermented from some coco-nuts, overjoyed us.
We see that Danglars was collected enough to jest; at the same time, as though to disprove the ogreish propensities, the man took some black bread, cheese, and onions from his wallet, which he began devouring voraciously.
As for this unfortunate stranger, take him to the town and let him beg there of any one who will give him a drink and a piece of bread.