French bread

French bread

noun
a yeast-raised bread made of dough containing water and distinguished by its thick, well-browned crust, usually made in long, slender, tapered loaves. Compare baguette ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1680–90

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French bread
 
n
white bread in a long slender loaf that is made from a water dough and has a crisp brown crust

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