from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bread made of a dark flour, such as whole-wheat or rye flour.
  • noun A steamed bread usually made of cornmeal, flour, and molasses.

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  • noun Bread with a brown colour as distinct from white bread, wholemeal, granary or other specific types of bread.
  • adjective idiomatic, Cockney rhyming slang dead

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  • noun dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with molasses and soda and milk or water
  • noun bread made with whole wheat flour


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