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English

Two loaves of bread (1).

Etymology

From Old English brēad.

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Noun

Singular
bread

Plural
s

bread (s)
  1. (uncountable) A foodstuff made by baking dough made from cereals
  2. (countable) Any variety of bread.
  3. (slang) Money.

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Verb

Infinitive
to bread

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to bread (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To coat with breadcrumbs.

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Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *brauda, whence also Old Frisian brād (West Frisian brea), Old Saxon brōd (Dutch brood), Old High German brōt (German Brot), Old Norse and Icelandic brauð (Swedish bröd).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /bræːɑd/

Noun

brēad n.

  1. bit, piece, morsel
  2. bread (foodstuff)

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Spanish

Verb

bread (infinitive: brear)

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (“vosotros” or “vosotras”) affirmative imperative form of brear.

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