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1. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
a. Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life: "If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second" (Edward Bellamy).
b. Something that nourishes; sustenance: "My bread shall be the anguish of my mind" (Edmund Spenser).
a. Means of support; livelihood: earn one's bread.
b. Slang Money.
tr.v. bread·ed, bread·ing, breads
To coat with bread crumbs, as before cooking: breaded the fish fillets.
[Middle English, from Old English brēad; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots. N., sense 3b, possibly from Cockney rhyming slang bread and honey.]
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(Cookery) cookery coated with breadcrumbs
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breaded[ˈbredɪd] ADJ → empanado
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breaded[ˈbrɛdɪd] adj → pané(e)
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