to-bread

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From to +‎ bread.

Noun[edit]

to-bread (plural to-breads)

  1. (obsolete) An extra loaf added by bakers to every dozen, completing a baker's dozen.
    • 2013, Robert Means Lawrence, The Magic Of The Horse-Shoe:
      The number thirteen is also sometimes known as a "baker's dozen," because it was formerly a common practice to give thirteen loaves for twelve, the extra piece being called the in-bread or to-bread.

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