spoon bread
noun Date: 1847 soft bread made of cornmeal mixed with milk, eggs, and shortening and served with a spoon

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  • spoon bread — ☆ spoon bread n. Chiefly South a soft, light, moist bread made of cornmeal, eggs, milk, shortening, and, usually, baking powder, and served with a spoon …   English World dictionary

  • spoon bread — noun soft bread made of cornmeal and sometimes rice or hominy; must be served with a spoon (chiefly southern) • Syn: ↑batter bread • Hypernyms: ↑cornbread * * * noun chiefly South & Midland : bread made of cornmeal with or without added rice and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spoon bread — baked corn bread served as a side dish to meat; fritters that were fried after being placed in oil with a spoon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spoon bread — 1. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. a baked dish made with cornmeal, milk, eggs, and shortening, served as an accompaniment to meat. 2. Dial. any of various types of biscuits shaped by dropping batter into a baking pan from a spoon. [1905… …   Universalium

  • spoon bread — noun US soft maize bread …   English new terms dictionary

  • spoon — n. & v. n. 1 a a utensil consisting of an oval or round bowl and a handle for conveying food (esp. liquid) to the mouth, for stirring, etc. b a spoonful, esp. of sugar. c (in pl.) Mus. a pair of spoons held in the hand and beaten together… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bread — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. staff of life; white, rye, pumpernickel, sourdough, whole wheat, etc. bread; slang, money. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Grain product] Syn. loaf, baked goods, the staff of life. Types of bread include:… …   English dictionary for students

  • Spoon (liturgy) — Gold communion spoon, Ukraine, late 17th early 18th c. (State Historical Museum, Moscow). The Spoon (Greek: Κοχλιάριον, Kochliárion; Slavonic: Лжица, Lzhítza) is a liturgical implement used to distribute Holy Communion to the laity during the… …   Wikipedia

  • batter bread — noun soft bread made of cornmeal and sometimes rice or hominy; must be served with a spoon (chiefly southern) • Syn: ↑spoon bread • Hypernyms: ↑cornbread * * * noun Etymology: batter (II) chiefly M …   Useful english dictionary

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