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batter bread

noun, Chiefly Eastern Virginia.
Origin of batter bread
1895-1900, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Corn-cakes, like all batter-bread, are to be mentioned only to be condemned.

    Health on the Farm H. F. Harris
  • There was batter-bread, I remember, and an omelette, and peas from the garden.

    The Gay Cockade Temple Bailey
  • And when I sit down to batter-bread and fried chicken I can hardly force it down, I do so want you to have it instead of me.

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