Definition of Bread line

1. Noun. A queue of people waiting for free food.

Exact synonyms: Breadline
Generic synonyms: Queue, Waiting Line



Definition of Bread line

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of breadline) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bread Line

bread and butter pickle
bread and butter pudding
bread and butter puddings
bread and circuses
bread and scrape
bread bag
bread bags
bread bin
bread bins
bread board
bread box
bread crumb
bread crumbs
bread dough
bread knife
bread line (current term)
bread lines
bread machine
bread maker
bread mold
bread pill
bread pudding
bread puddings
bread roll
bread rolls
bread sauce
bread soda
breadbasket
breadbaskets
breadberry

Literary usage of Bread line

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1. The New York of the Novelists by Arthur Bartlett Maurice (1917)
"But the bread line has its individual novel some years before William Sidney Porter found his way out of the south and west to the hospitable noises and ..."

2. The King, the Kaiser, and Irish Freedom by James K. McGuire (1915)
"CHAPTER III ENGLAND LENGTHENING THE AMERICAN bread line SYMPATHY for the Belgians is general in America and ..."

3. School Civics: An Outline Study of the Origin and Development of Government by Frank David Boynton (1916)
"... bread line " AT MIDNIGHT RECEIVING CHARITY (above) AND A POLICEMAN MAKING THE STREETS SAFE (below) Many of these men in the " bread line " are idle ..."

4. It Might Have Happened to You: A Contemporary Portrait of Central and by Coningsby Dawson (1921)
"... XIV AN IMPERIAL BREAD-LINE If you can imagine the House of Lords standing in the bread-line, you will be able to picture the sight that I saw today. ..."

5. The Earth, Plants, and Man: Popular Pictures of Nature by Joakim Frederik Schouw, Franz von Kobell, Arthur Henfrey (1852)
"The Bread-line extends furthest north in Scandinavia, for in Finmark we meet, only within the fiords, it is true, with barley and potatoes up to the 70° NL; ..."

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