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Noun: bread  bred
  1. Food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    - breadstuff, staff of life
     
  2. [informal] The most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    - money, coin [US, informal], boodle [informal], cabbage [US, informal], clams [US, informal], dinero [N. Amer, informal], dough [informal], gelt [informal], kale [US, informal], lettuce [US, informal], lolly [Brit, informal], lucre [informal], loot [informal], moolah [N. Amer, informal], pelf [archaic, informal], scratch [informal], shekels [informal], simoleons [US, informal], sugar [informal], wampum [N. Amer, informal], dibs [archaic, informal], wonga [Brit, informal], brass [Brit, informal], moola [N. Amer, informal], dosh [Brit, informal], mazuma [US, informal]
Verb: bread  bred
  1. (cooking) cover with bread crumbs
    "bread the pork chops before frying them"

Sounds like: bred

Derived forms: breaded, breading, breads

Type of: baked goods, cover, medium of exchange, monetary system, starches

Part of: money supply, sandwich, sarnie [Brit, informal]

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