Definition of Bread-stick

1. Noun. A crisp stick-shaped roll; often served with soup.

Exact synonyms: Breadstick
Generic synonyms: Bread, Breadstuff, Staff Of Life
Specialized synonyms: Grissino

Definition of Bread-stick

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of breadstick) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bread-stick

bread-stick (current term)
bread and circuses
bread bag
bread bags
bread bin
bread bins
bread board
bread box
bread crumb

Literary usage of Bread-stick

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"The other, a shorter one, used when but few remain to select from: U Eggs, butter, cheese, bread, Stick, stock, stone dead!” EGR I beg to send you another ..."

2. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Mass Boston Cooking School (Boston, Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1905)
"Set to rise in a bread-stick pan. Bake when light. ... The proper pan gives a perfectly round bread stick. Baked on a sheet, one side is flat. ..."

3. The Counting-out Rhymes of Children: Their Antiquity, Origin, and Wide by Henry Carrington Bolton (1888)
"Eggs, butter, cheese, bread, Stick, stock, stone dead ! FWPJago, West of Cornwall, England. 594. Eny, meny, mony, my, Busky, hady, ..."

4. Practical Food Economy by Alice Gitchell Kirk (1917)
"Sift dry ingredients all together, add butter and milk to hot grits, and add egg well beaten. Bake in greased bread-stick pans until brown and crisp. ..."

5. The Western Antiquary by William Henry Kearley Wright (1884)
"... Hugga, bucea, bau, Eggs, butter, cheese, bread, Stick, stock, stone, dead." In West Cornwall Miss MA Courtney gives it thus :— " Ena, mena, mona, mi. ..."

6. Cornish Notes & Queries: (first Series) by Cornish Telegraph, Peter Penn (1906)
"... butter, cheese, bread, Stick, stack, stone, dead, OUT spells out. Another version in use fifty years ago in the neighbourhood of Hayle was Ena mena mona ..."

7. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"... He stepped in a puddle, Up to his middle, And never went there again. 22 Eggs, butter, cheese, bread, Stick, stock, stone dead, Stick him up, ..."

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