from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Bread made partially or entirely from rye flour.
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- n. A bread made partly or entirely with rye flour.
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- n. any of various breads made entirely or partly with rye flour
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Hence the most acceptable work for me was to be sent strawberrying or raspberrying by Mother; but the real fun was to go fishing up Montgomery Hollow, or over on Rose's Brook, this necessitating a long tramp, and begetting a hunger in a few hours that made a piece of rye bread the most delectable thing in the world; yet a pure delight that never sated.
Dinner was simple and abundant: roast pork with plum sauce, potatoes dauphinois, peas and carrots, rye bread and sheep cheese, served on the modest Staffordshire blue and white they all loved.
Dad drove us to a famous Jewish bakery on Emmons Avenue in Brooklyn that made unbelievably tasty rye bread my mother loved.