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Bread, 1) food made of corn: “an honest maid as ever broke b.” Wiv. I, 4, 161. “I love not the humour of b. and cheese,” II, 1, 140. Meas. I, 3, 53. III, 2, 195 “(brown b.).” Ado III, 5, 42 “(an honest soul, as ever broke b.).” As III, 4, 15 (the touch of holy b.).* R2 III, 2, 175. V, 5, 85. H4A II, 4, 590. H4A II, 4, 590 H4B II, 4, 258. H5 V, 1, 9. H6A III, 2, 41. Cor. I, 1, 25. Tim. I, 2, 48. Lr. V, 3, 94. Per. I, 4, 41. Per. I, 4, 41 “God's b.! it makes me mad,” Rom. III, 5, 177.
2) food in general: “work for b.” Mids. III, 2, 10. “eating the bitter b. of banishment,” R2 III, 1, 21. “full of b.” Hml. III, 3, 80 (cf. Ezekiel 16, 49). “buys b. and clothes,” Oth. IV, 1, 96.
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