a basket or similar container for bread or rolls.
an agricultural area that provides large amounts of food, especially grain, to other areas.
Slang. a person’s stomach or abdomen.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a geographical breadbasket:
Iowa is a breadbasket state.
The Robbers Friedrich Schiller
Trafalgar Benito Prez Galds
Jiglets Walter Jones
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 25, 1917 Various
The Yukon Trail William MacLeod Raine
The True History of Tom and Jerry Charles Hindley
The Odyssey Homer
The Cloister and the Hearth Charles Reade
Letters of Major Jack Downing, of the Downingville Militia Seba Smith
Four Years A Scout and Spy E. C. Downs
a basket for carrying bread or rolls
a slang word for stomach
a person who earns a livelihood, especially one who also supports dependents. Historical Examples The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2 Edward Tyas Cook Epistle Sermons, Vol. III Martin Luther From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling The Arbiter Lady F. E. E. Bell The Hand of Ethelberta Thomas Hardy A Man’s Value to […]
a crumb of bread, either dried or soft. Contemporary Examples Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market Jane & Michael Stern April 19, 2014 Foods That We Love But Shouldn’t Lydia Brownlow July 14, 2011 Perfect Valentine’s Day Feast Lydia Brownlow February 12, 2012 Historical Examples Twenty-four Little French Dinners and How to […]
a kind of food made of flour or meal that has been mixed with milk or water, made into a dough or batter, with or without yeast or other leavening agent, and baked. food or sustenance; livelihood: to earn one’s bread. Slang. money. Ecclesiastical. the wafer or bread used in a Eucharistic service. Cookery. to […]
noun a queue of people waiting for free food given out by a government agency or a charity organization on the breadline, impoverished; living at subsistence level Historical Examples My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse