white bread


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white bread bread made with finely ground and usually bleached wheat flour
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White-bread - If something is white-bread, it is very ordinary, safe and boring.


In literature:

My father and sovereign lord hath commanded thee to bake soft white bread to-morrow.
"The Book of Stories for the Storyteller" by Fanny E. Coe
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Antoine says we shall have white bread to eat; white bread, monsieur, but I don't think that can be true.
"My Sword's My Fortune" by Herbert Hayens
White bread and butter; How shall he eat it without any knife?
"Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades" by Florence Holbrook
Ah, if we had only a hot cup of coffee now, and a nice piece of white bread to dip into it!
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
There is always plenty of good white bread, which arrived the day before fresh from England.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Her long white fingers played with her bread, but she seemed to eat little or nothing.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Break two new laid eggs to some white bread crumbs, and make them into a paste with your hands, frying it in butter.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
White bread and butter.
"Pinafore Palace" by Various
So the little boy and his mother had plenty of white bread to eat.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various

In poetry:

"What ails ye, what ails ye, Fair Annie,
That ye make sic a moan?
Has your wine-barrels cast the girds,
Or is your white bread gone?
"Fair Annie" by Andrew Lang
No! in truth there's here no lack:
White the bread, the maidens black!
To another town, next night:
Black the bread, the maidens white!
"The Soldier's Consolation" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Two were full of the beaten gold,
The third was full of white money.
He turned then downe his bags of bread
And filled them full of gold so red.
"The Heir Of Lynne" by Andrew Lang
Blossom of broom will never make bread,
Red rose leaves will never make wine;
Between her brows she is grown red,
That was full white in the fields by Tyne.
"The Sea-Swallows" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
'Tis the feast of corn, 'tis the feast of bread,
On the dear scene returned to, witnessed again!
So white is the light o'er the reapers shed
Their shadows fall pink on the level grain.
"'Tis The Feast Of Corn" by Paul Verlaine
The sound of a low, sweet whisper
Floats over a little bread,
And trembles around a chalice,
And the priest bows down his head!
O'er a sign of white on the altar --
In the cup -- o'er a sign of red.
"Feast Of The Sacred Heart" by Abram Joseph Ryan

In news:

Breakfast casserole made with firm white bread.
8 Carbs Worse than White Bread.
White Bread ,' by Aaron Bobrow-Strain.
8 Foods Worse than White Bread .
White bread has pretty much become bad-for-you public enemy number one.
The Wall o' White Bread at Winco.
Whole-Wheat Bread for White Bread .
White bread bad for women's hearts.
White Bread In Wheat Bread's Clothing.
Scientists say white bread , shown here as a woman stacks loafs on a store shelf, and other refined grains seem to go to the gut and hang out as belly fat.
A hundred years ago white bread was an icon of progress, health and responsible parenting.
8 Foods Worse than White Bread.
White bread has pretty much become bad-for-you public enemy number one.
Whole-Wheat Bread for White Bread.
White bread bad for women's hearts.

In science:

For example, bread dough made from wheat is viscoelastic because of the gluten polymer; likewise, the ovalbumin protein (a polymer) makes egg whites viscoelastic.
Turbulent Elasticity of the Solar Convective Zone and the Taylor Number Puzzle