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Definition of Ciabatta
1. an Italian slipper shaped bread made with olive oil [n -S]
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Literary usage of Ciabatta
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1. Gossip of the Century: Personal and Traditional Memories, Social, Literary by Rachel Harriette Busk, Wm. Pitt Byrne (1899)
"Honestly pursuing his calling, ciabatta neither sought nor encouraged their personal ... ciabatta tried to represent to this infatuated little simpleton the ..."
2. The Light of Other Days Seen Through the Wrong End of an Opera Glass by Walter Maynard (1890)
"It will be washed away when the tide recedes,' remarked ciabatta, who was one of the party. ... It has been washed away,' repeated ciabatta. ' No! ..."
3. Old Spanish Readings: Selected on the Basis of Critically Edited Texts by Jeremiah Denis Matthias Ford (1911)
"These and the Germanic stap are all doubtful. Apparently related are the Fr. savate, Ital. ciabatta, etc.) shoe, 53 5, 6 ; etc. ; cf. mod. zapato. capellan ..."