gingerbready


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gin·ger·bread

 (jĭn′jər-brĕd′)
n.
1.
a. A dark molasses cake flavored with ginger.
b. A molasses and ginger cookie cut in various shapes, sometimes elaborately decorated.
2.
a. Elaborate architectural ornamentation, as on the trim of gables and porches on a Victorian house.
b. Superfluous or tasteless embellishment.

[Middle English gingebred, a stiff pudding, preserved ginger, alteration (influenced by bred, bread, bread) of Old French gingembrat, from Medieval Latin *gingibrātum, from gingiber, ginger; see ginger.]

gin′ger·bread′ adj.
gin′ger·bread′y adj.

gingerbready

(ˈdʒɪndʒəˌbrɛdɪ)
adj
resembling gingerbread
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