corn bread
corn bread corn" bread` (k[^o]rn"br[e^]d`), n. 1. a bread made from corn meal. [PJC]

2. in the northeastern U. S., a moist and heavy sourdough rye bread. --RHUD [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Corn bread — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corn bread — corn′ bread or corn′bread n. coo a bread, esp. a quick bread, made with cornmeal • Etymology: 1740–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • corn bread — corn ,bread noun uncount bread made from CORN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • corn bread — n [U] bread made from ↑cornmeal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • corn bread — ☆ corn bread n. a baked or fried flat bread made with cornmeal and, variously, milk or water, flour, eggs, sugar, etc …   English World dictionary

  • corn bread — noun : bread made with cornmeal: as a. : cornmeal mixed with shortening and water and baked or fried b. : cornmeal mixed with wheat flour, eggs, milk, and leavening and baked * * * 1. Also called Indian bread …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn bread — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hoe cake(s), corndodgers, corncakes, hot bread, johnnycake, journey cakes, hush puppies, corn pone, spoon bread, tortilla; see also bread 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • corn bread — 1. Also called Indian bread. a bread made of cornmeal. 2. (esp. in northeastern U.S.) a sourdough rye bread, moist and heavy in texture. [1740 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • corn bread — noun Date: 1719 bread made with cornmeal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corn bread — baked food made from corn flour …   English contemporary dictionary

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