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bread

A comestible made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading into dough and baking.
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Bread. The path which led up the hill to the ruin was easy to find, and Newman in a short time had followed it to the top.
"Nothing grows in our yard but the bread tree," he mused, "and there are only two more loaves on that tree; and they're not ripe yet.
Hansel and Gretel sat by the fire, and when noon came, each ate a little piece of bread, and as they heard the strokes of the wood-axe they believed that their father was near.
The old lady was glad to meet the little girl and gave her a slice of white bread and butter which had been used as a door-mat.
"Well, then, I, who am a sorcerer, as you know, change your bad into excellent bread, which I relish more than the best cake; and then I have the double pleasure of eating something that gratifies my palate, and of doing something that puts you in a rage.
"If you help me to carry these jugs home, I'll give you a slice of bread."
Pollyanna ate her bread and milk with good appetite; then, at Nancy's suggestion, she went into the sitting room, where her aunt sat reading.
There was a pause in the fight just then, and the Lion and the Unicorn sat down, panting, while the King called out 'Ten minutes allowed for refreshments!' Haigha and Hatta set to work at once, carrying rough trays of white and brown bread. Alice took a piece to taste, but it was VERY dry.
Come on!" cried voices, and eating up their bread, the mowers went back to work.
If she had held it open a little longer, I believe I should have begged a piece of bread; for I was now brought low.
And, instead of trying the other dishes, all she did was to put every now and then a crumb, of bread into her mouth, that would not have made a meal for a sparrow.
Before starting their mother gave them each a loaf of bread and her blessing, and having taken a tender farewell of her and their father the three set forth on their travels.