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 for Brown bread
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bread \Bread\ (br[e^]d), n. [AS. bre['a]d; akin to OFries.
     br[=a]d, OS. br[=o]d, D. brood, G. brod, brot, Icel.
     brau[eth], Sw. & Dan. br["o]d. The root is probably that of
     E. brew. [root]93. See Brew.]
     1. An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening,
        kneading, and baking.
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     Note:
  
     Raised bread is made with yeast, salt, and sometimes a
        little butter or lard, and is mixed with warm milk or
        water to form the dough, which, after kneading, is given
        time to rise before baking.
  
     Cream of tartar bread is raised by the action of an
        alkaline carbonate or bicarbonate (as saleratus or
        ammonium bicarbonate) and cream of tartar (acid tartrate
        of potassium) or some acid.
  
     Unleavened bread is usually mixed with water and salt only.
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     A["e]rated bread. See under A["e]rated.
  
     Bread and butter (fig.), means of living.
  
     Brown bread, Indian bread, Graham bread, Rye and
     Indian bread. See Brown bread, under Brown.
  
     Bread tree. See Breadfruit.
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     2. Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
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              Give us this day our daily bread.     --Matt. vi. 11
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brown \Brown\ (broun), a. [Compar. Browner; superl.
     Brownest.] [OE. brun, broun, AS. br?n; akin to D. bruin,
     OHG. br?n, Icel. br?nn, Sw. brun, Dan. bruun, G. braun, Lith.
     brunas, Skr. babhru. [root]93, 253. Cf. Bruin, Beaver,
     Burnish, Brunette.]
     Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or
     yellow.
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           Cheeks brown as the oak leaves.          --Longfellow.
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     Brown Bess, the old regulation flintlock smoothbore musket,
        with bronzed barrel, formerly used in the British army.
  
     Brown bread
     (a) Dark colored bread; esp. a kind made of unbolted wheat
         flour, sometimes called in the United States Graham
         bread. "He would mouth with a beggar though she smelt
         brown bread and garlic." --Shak.
     (b) Dark colored bread made of rye meal and Indian meal, or
         of wheat and rye or Indian; rye and Indian bread. [U.S.]
         
  
     Brown coal, wood coal. See Lignite.
  
     Brown hematite or Brown iron ore (Min.), the hydrous iron
        oxide, limonite, which has a brown streak. See Limonite.
        
  
     Brown holland. See under Holland.
  
     Brown paper, dark colored paper, esp. coarse wrapping
        paper, made of unbleached materials.
  
     Brown spar (Min.), a ferruginous variety of dolomite, in
        part identical with ankerite.
  
     Brown stone. See Brownstone.
  
     Brown stout, a strong kind of porter or malt liquor.
  
     Brown study, a state of mental abstraction or serious
        reverie. --W. Irving.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  brown bread
      n 1: bread made with whole wheat flour [syn: dark bread,
           whole wheat bread, whole meal bread, brown bread]
      2: dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with
         molasses and soda and milk or water [syn: brown bread,
         Boston brown bread]

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