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corn bread

noun
1.
Also called Indian bread. a bread made of cornmeal.
2.
(especially in northeastern U.S.) a sourdough rye bread, moist and heavy in texture.
Origin of corn bread
1740-1750
1740-50, Americanism
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  • The slaves live exclusively on corn bread; their masters vary it with wheat cakes.

    The Americans as They Are Charles Sealsfield
  • corn bread and molasses are almost unknown and when they have molasses it is eaten with a spoon.

    The Negro Farmer Carl Kelsey
  • He was very hungry, and he picked up a piece of corn bread to eat with it.

    The Red Mustang William O. Stoddard
  • Carmena rose from beside the embers of the fire with the pan and corn bread.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • corn bread was nearly always to be had; in some places often nothing else.

  • Immediately after roll-call, corn bread is brought in for breakfast.

  • corn bread was the staple food, although another kind of bread was often made of wild oats mixed with sunflower seed.

    Famous Indian Chiefs Charles H. L. Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for corn bread

corn bread

noun
1.
a kind of bread made from maize meal Also called Indian bread
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