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Unleavened bread

Bread \Bread\ (br[e^]d), n. [AS. bre['a]d; akin to OFries. br[=a]d, OS. br[=o]d, D. brood, G. brod, brot, Icel. brau[eth], Sw. & Dan. br["o]d. The root is probably that of E. brew. [root]93. See Brew.]

  1. An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.


    Raised bread is made with yeast, salt, and sometimes a little butter or lard, and is mixed with warm milk or water to form the dough, which, after kneading, is given time to rise before baking.

    Cream of tartar bread is raised by the action of an alkaline carbonate or bicarbonate (as saleratus or ammonium bicarbonate) and cream of tartar (acid tartrate of potassium) or some acid.

    Unleavened bread is usually mixed with water and salt only.

    A["e]rated bread. See under A["e]rated.

    Bread and butter (fig.), means of living.

    Brown bread, Indian bread, Graham bread, Rye and Indian bread. See Brown bread, under Brown.

    Bread tree. See Breadfruit.

  2. Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.

    Give us this day our daily bread.
    --Matt. vi. 11

unleavened bread

n. Bread made without a raising agent.

unleavened bread

n. brittle flat bread eaten at Passover [syn: matzo, matzoh, matzah]

Unleavened Bread

Unleavened Bread is a 1900 novel by American writer Robert Grant, and one of the best selling books of that year.

Unleavened bread (disambiguation)

Unleavened bread refers to bread which has not used yeast

Unleavened Bread may also refer to:

Usage examples of "unleavened bread".

Even after a certain rate every day, offering according to the commandment of Moses, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts, three times in the year, even in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles.

And the people of Israel who were present kept the passover at that time, and the feast of unleavened bread seven days.

And the people of Israel who were present at that time kept the passover and the feast of unleavened bread seven days.

Women were coming away from their baking stones, and each held a sheet of unleavened bread, and each was muttering some variation of “.

I noticed Livak looking pensive as she stared into the impenetrable forest and I tapped her on the shoulder to offer her some more of the unleavened bread.

Slav had brought two other Rugarians and four humans with him - and cold roast rock-squat, some unleavened bread and earthern water bottles that were leaking slowly but still contained enough for everyone to have a drink.

She took the jug, ran out, and brought back some unleavened bread on a round board, and once more sat down, crouching, and looking on with staring eves.

They learned how to spin and weave the wool of their flocks, and how to plant and harvest and prepare the food they always ate: lentils, buckwheat ground to a coarse meal for porridge or a fine flour for unleavened bread, onions, cabbages, goat-cheese, apples, and honey.

From now on we would subsist on the basic supplies of desert travelers: rice and flour, baked into unleavened bread, sugar and tea, with a handful of dates now and then.

Louisa cooked flat unleavened bread cakes over the coals, and kebabs of rhebuck meat and liver, and they washed it down with Keyser's fine old claret.