breaden

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EtymologyEdit

From bread +‎ -en (made of, consisting of).

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breaden (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Made of bread.
    • 1827, Joseph Ivimey, Pilgrims of the Nineteenth Century, page 100:
      We have no objection to their manufacturing and eating their breaden God, if they are prevented from roasting and destroying us.
    • 1840, John Rogers, Anti-Popery:
      The Worship of the Host may be called idolatry, being the worship of bread and wine, of a breaden and a winemade god!
    • 1862, Edward Harper, Rome, Antichrist, and the Papacy, page 88:
      [] — of working the stupendous miracle of making Christ manifest in a piece of bread or a drop of wine; and, if that bread or wine be infinitesimally divided, of making as many breaden or wine Christs as there are particles of bread or drops of wine!

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  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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