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- n. bread made without a raising agent
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- n. brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
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He next makes a kind of sandwich by putting a portion of horse-radish between two pieces of unleavened bread and hands it around, saying that it is in memory of the Temple and of Hillel, who used to wrap together pieces of the paschal lamb, unleavened bread, bitter herbs, and eat them, in fulfilment of the command of Exodus 12: 8.
They were sitting on a bench under a splendid old oak tree growing beside the Pool of Curtius in the lower Forum Romanum, for they had just eaten a delicious lunch of unleavened bread pockets stuffed with a spicy mixture of lentils and minced pork.
Lumps of the flat, dark, unleavened bread were cooking on hot stones near the fire.
He issued orders to his entire household in case Caepio Junior or his sister should come inquiring after Livia Drusa’s health, and cut Livia Drusa’s diet back to unleavened bread and water.
Passing from Photius to Michael Cærularius, we find only one new complaint directed against the Latins, and that liturgical: the use of unleavened bread (see AZYMES).
Aphikomon, or after-dish, of half of an unleavened bread cake which has been broken and put aside at the beginning of the supper.
Shew-bread was unleavened bread placed upon a table which stood in the sanctuary together with the seven-branched candlestick and the altar of incense.
Perhaps mishteh, which usually means "feast," should here be kept in the primary meaning "drink," because unleavened bread is mentioned after.