Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fine white bread; manchet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Last week though, my friends Stevie and Joseph opened The Dock Kitchen in the Tom Dixon development on Portobello Dock, and over the weekend I called in to bake some cakes - date slice, Victoria sponge with poached figs, cream and honey, and a strange sort of dry ginger cake-bread which was nice, it transpired, toasted and spread with Nutella.

    Scones For Breakfast, Scones for Tea

  • The boatmen kept the kettle boiling and some cake-bread baking in the hot ashes.

    Rob Harlow's Adventures A Story of the Grand Chaco

  • However, a new table was soon brought forth, placed close by the cool margin of the water, and covered in a trice with tankards of hippocras, pigment, ale, and some Gascon, as well as British wines: varieties of the delicious cake-bread for which England was then renowned; while viands, strange to the honest eye and taste of the wealthy Kent man, were served on spits.

    Harold : the Last of the Saxon Kings — Complete

  • But devil a cockney charged up to my bonny bay, poor lass, to rescue little cake-bread; they only cried haro, and out upon me.”

    Woodstock

  • But devil a cockney charged up to my bonny bay, poor lass, to rescue little cake-bread; they only cried haro, and out upon me. "

    Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

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