from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Bread made from finely ground, usually bleached wheat flour. See Regional Note at light bread.

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  • n. bread made from white flour

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. bread made with finely ground and usually bleached wheat flour


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  • In addition to twelve kreutzers for bread, Nany has a roll of white bread every morning.

    Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Vol. 1 of 2

  • Three white bread types who think all wops are Al Capone.

    The Big Nowhere

  • Another study, involving 65,000 women over a period of six years, demonstrated that indulging in processed foods, sugary soft drinks, and other fiberless items such as doughnuts, white rice, and white bread more than doubles the risk of diabetes.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • Finally I noticed an unopened bag of white bread in a cabinet that looked relatively mold-free.

    Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Gets Slimed!

  • Moreover, on seeing Mellitus celebrating Mass one day, the young princes demanded that he should give them also the white bread which he had been wont to give their father.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • She dipped up the spicy olive-oil sauce with fresh white bread before she allowed Georgia to take the bowl home.


  • Pubwiches: In England and Ireland, pub crawlers while away hours playing darts and ranting poetically, fueled by a simple but steady diet of bite-size sandwiches on buttered white bread piled up in baskets, eaten by the dozen.

    The Swell Dressed Party

  • Processed foods—no matter how fortified they are—are never a good choice, even if they are the best thing since stripped, immortally preserved white bread for the food industry.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • Mr. Gaines chuckled, revealing a cracked front tooth that looked like a piece of white bread with a bite taken out of it.


  • "Tell me more about Lucius Cornelius Sulla," said Rutilius Rufus, choosing a piece of fresh white bread and the plainest-looking egg.

    The First Man in Rome


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