from The Century Dictionary.
- Made of bread.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective rare Made of bread.
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- adjective made of
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This is their way to the breaden god; this they call order, and beauty, and glory; and with such like things are poor, simple sots deluded, and carnal wretches, enemies to Christ and his Spirit, blinded to their eternal ruin.
All are commanded, with more than usual earnestness, to adore the breaden god on bended knee.
In the coarse polemics of the Reformation the phrase, “_breaden_ god”, provoked by the Romish doctrine of transubstantiation, was of frequent employment, and occurs as late as in
And seeing that in the mass there is a strange Christ adored, not he that was born of the Virgin Mary, but one that is made of a wafer-cake; and that the offering up of this breaden god is thrust upon the church as "a propitiatory sacrifice for the quick and the dead;" all true
I remember he was once bringing a long list of accusations against her priest, for taking his mother's money, making the poor fast while the rich paid for dispensations to eat, inflicting cruel penances, drinking too much whiskey, and finally telling the people to worship wooden and breaden gods.
Who knoweth not that kneeling is kept for a public, and not for a private use, and that the breaden idol receiveth very great show of honour from it?
Hath their kneeling not so much as any show of the breaden god’s honour?