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black bread

noun
1.
a coarse-grained dark bread, often sour and made from whole-grain rye flour.
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  • The devil take the rags, the rickety huts, the straw litters and the black bread!

  • The nightly rations of black bread and beans were served out.

    Nicanor - Teller of Tales C. Bryson Taylor
  • Far from black bread and borscht, he found the food excellent.

    Combat Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • They retire at night into their dens, where they live on black bread, water and roots.

    The Necessity of Atheism Dr. D.M. Brooks
  • "A soft roll of white bread; she would enjoy that, for now she is old she can hardly eat the hard, black bread," answered Dete.

    Heidi Johanna Spyri
  • There's usually a bit of black bread, if there's nothing else.

    The Book of All-Power Edgar Wallace
  • They emptied the pots of cider, ate the bacon from the salt-tub, and the cakes of black bread.

  • About two hours after, he brought me a piece of black bread.

  • He tumbled on to the ground a large clasp pocket-knife, a hunk of black bread, a cigarette-case and some old letters.

    The Dark Forest Hugh Walpole
  • The dinner consisted of a porridge of cooked beans and black bread.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
British Dictionary definitions for black bread

black bread

noun
1.
a kind of very dark coarse rye bread
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