vantage-loaf

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. (noun) The thirteenth loaf in a baker's dozen.

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Note

A baker's dozen, or a group of 13, comes from the former custom among bakers of adding an extra roll as a safeguard against the possibility of 12 weighing light. The 'vantage-loaf' was also referred to as the 'in-bread.'

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