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  • a shaped mass of baked bread
  • be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
  • be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"

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  • a shaped mass of baked bread

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Loaf Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Bread is a type of baked food. It is mainly made from dough, which is made mainly from flour and water. Usually, salt and yeast are added. Bread is often baked in an oven.

Bread can be toasted or used to make sandwiches. Pizza is a food based on bread. There are many different kinds of bread.

The two main types of bread are:

The color and taste of the bread depend on the kind of flour used and the style of baking. Flour made from the whole grain gives darker bread. Flour made just from the polished wheat grain gives a very white bread. Rye and barley flour give darker types of bread. The type of flour also changes how long the bread can be kept before going bad. Some strains of wheat are resistant to fungus, but may not produce a bread as tasty as a weaker strain.



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* We may not be able to get certainty, but we can get probability, and half a loaf is better than no bread. - Clive Staples Lewis

* When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. - Chinese Proverb

* A Book of Verses undeneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness- Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow - Omar Khayym


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