bread-stick

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bread-stick a crisp stick-shaped roll; often served with soup
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Usage

In literature:

On these trains I employed a boy who sold bread, tobacco, and stick candy.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
He spread his Bread with all sorts of Butter, yet none would stick thereon.
"The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687)" by William Winstanley
A tin cup half full of coffee was beside the stick, and a piece of blackened corn bread.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
There were fried rabbits cooking in the tiny saucepan and corn bread was toasting before the fire on two sharp sticks.
"The Man of the Desert" by Grace Livingston Hill
He brought also a supply of very nice butter, and a loaf of bread shaped like a stick of wood.
"Rollo in Paris" by Jacob Abbott
Get a long stick; put the bread and milk down first.
"In the King's Name" by George Manville Fenn
Then pull out your stick and you have a thick chunk or cylinder of bread, not quite so tough as a gun-barrel, but substantial!
"Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons" by Homer B. Sprague
Bread sticks or tiny rolls tied with white and yellow ribbon.
"Games For All Occasions" by Mary E. Blain
Nae butter will stick to my bread.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
And when there's no bread, a Jew takes his stick, and goes through the village in search of business.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
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In poetry:

Two policemen surrounded by thousands of boys
Crowded waiting their daily bread joys
Carry big whistles and long bamboo sticks
to whack them in line They play hungry tricks
"September On Jessore Road" by Allen Ginsberg
I want to wipe away a tear
Even to just suppose
Some monster of an auctioneer
Might sell his sticks and clothes:
I'd rather want for bread and butter
Than see them in the gutter.
"No Sunday Chicken" by Robert W Service

In news:

As a sensation in the New York animation scene, Jim Simon created the Brown Hornet for the "Fat Albert" cartoon series, as well as several popular animated pieces for Sesame Street, including "Loaf of Bread, Gallon of Milk, Stick of Butter.
Breading – Sticking Your Cat's Head Through Bread – Latest Craze.
It involves sticking your cat's head through a slice of bread .
You can use this as a dip for almost everything, from bread sticks to celery sticks.
Traditional Irish soda bread is a dense, doughy bread with a crunchy crust and a stick-to-your-ribs interior, a perfect companion to corned beef and cabbage.
Atop the pilaf sat one of Riva 's signature breaded zucchini sticks, which Lyle aptly described as "breaded beyond belief".
Convincing kids to choose carrot sticks instead of Cheetos or to eat a sandwich on whole wheat instead of white bread can be an uphill battle.
Serve these open-faced on a quarter of a slice of toasted bread, or make a microsandwich by sticking a toothpick in each one to keep the top piece of bread from sliding off.
16 oz Light Sour Cream 1 small can Cream of Chicken 1 bag of shredded potatoes (hash browns) 2 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese 1 stick of butter Italian Bread Crumbs.
16 oz Light Sour Cream 1 small can Cream of Chicken 1 bag of shredded potatoes ( hash browns) 2 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese 1 stick of butter Italian Bread Crumbs.
Buttering both sides of the bread helps it not to stick to the pan and helps give the sandwich a golden brown color.
11 ounce package refrigerated bread sticks (12 bread sticks).
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Stretch each bread stick to 12 inches.
3 cups cubed dry bread (no crusts) 2 cups diced, uncooked rhubarb 1 stick butter, melted 1 cup sugar.
Place a carrot stick along the edge of bread closest to you and roll up, pressing the outside seam gently to seal.
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