the edible starchy root of Psoralea esculenta, a leguminous plant of central North America.
a leguminous plant, Psoralea esculenta, of central North America, having an edible starchy root Also called prairie turnip
a slender, sticklike piece of crisp bread, served with soups, salads, etc. Contemporary Examples Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden Kelly Williams Brown February 23, 2014
grain, flour, or meal for making bread. any kind of bread. Historical Examples North America, Volume I (of 2) Anthony Trollope Andersonville, Volume 1 John McElroy The Lily and the Totem William Gilmore Simms The Iron Ration George Abel Schreiner The Life of John Taylor B. H. Roberts The Last Cruise of the Saginaw George […]
a person who earns a livelihood, especially one who also supports dependents. Contemporary Examples Wisconsin’s Repeal of Equal Pay Rights Adds to Battles for Women Michelle Goldberg April 6, 2012 The Power Mom Backlash Danielle Friedman December 5, 2010 Pew Study Shows Women Leading Breadwinners in 40 Percent of Households CNBC May 28, 2013 The […]
A thank-you letter from guest to host. For example, Mother always had to remind the children to send Grandma a bread-and-butter note. [ c. 1900 ] Historical Examples Book of Etiquette, Volume 2 Lillian Eichler Watson The Secret of a Happy Home (1896) Marion Harland