Definition of Staff of life

1. Noun. Food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked.




Definition of Staff of life

1. Noun. Bread, or some other staple foodstuff. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staff Of Life

stadtholderate
stadtholderates
stadtholders
stadtholdership
stadthouse
stadthouses
staff
staff-tree family
staff cell
staff development
staff function
staff functions
staff line
staff member
staff of Aesculapius
staff of life (current term)
staff office
staff officer
staff officers
staff sergeant
staff sergeants
staff tree
staff up
staff vine
staffage
staffages
staffed
staffed up
staffer
staffers

Literary usage of Staff of life

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1. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"... but the bread from heaven is the heavenly staff of life, that doth nourish up into a heavenly life, and a world, and a kingdom that is without end. ..."

2. The Year Book of the United States Brewers' Association by United States Brewers' Association (1911)
"BEER A staff of life. We have shown how the old English inn grew up almost ... "Bread, the staff of life, and beer, life itself," not unknown as a motto on ..."

3. The Year Book of the United States Brewers' Association by United States Brewers' Association (1911)
"BEER A staff of life. We have shown how the old English inn grew up almost ... "Bread, the staff of life, and beer, life itself," not unknown as a motto on ..."

4. Principles of medicine: Comprising General Pathology and Therapeutics, and a by Charles James Blasius Williams, Meredith Clymer (1853)
"Bread may, therefore, well be called the staff of life. Even animal albumen and fibrine require mixture with vegetable matter to make them properly ..."

5. Under the Southern Cross; Or, Travels in Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand by Maturin Murray Ballou (1887)
"—The Native's Staff of Life. — Ubiquitous John Chinaman. — Largest Apple-orchard in the World. — Fertility of the Soil. — An Active Volcano. ..."

6. The Life, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger Written by Himself by George Hanger, George H. Coleraine, William Combe, John Debrett (1801)
"... which would be of considerable advantage to the poor in reducing the price of bread, which is the staff of life ; for much animal food is destructive of ..."

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