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corn bread

Also called Indian bread. a bread made of cornmeal.
(especially in northeastern U.S.) a sourdough rye bread, moist and heavy in texture.
Origin of corn bread
1740-50, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for corn bread
  • The common diet of the people was fat pork and corn bread.
  • We ate a lot of beef and chicken with potatoes, green beans, and corn bread.
  • Everyone knows about corn meal, white or yellow, used for breading catfish and making corn bread.
  • With some warm corn bread, this chili is a meal in itself.
  • The daily vegetable roster depends on what's in season, but you can always count on good biscuits and corn bread.
  • Dinner menu items include griddled corn bread, beer-battered chicken fingers and shrimp served with chipotle pepper cream sauce.
  • Eggs were packed in cornmeal, which then was used to make corn bread.
  • Serve hot as is, over rice or with tortillas or corn bread.
  • Serve with sauteed collards or kale and corn bread from the bakery.
  • The meals will include corn bread, baked beans and lemonade or coffee.
British Dictionary definitions for corn bread

corn bread

a kind of bread made from maize meal Also called Indian bread
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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