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- n. A high-quality white bread, baked from the finest sifted flour, suitable for the lord of the manor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The finest and whitest bread made in the Middle Ages; -- called also paynemain, payman.
From Latin panis domini, lord's bread. (Wiktionary)