bread|bas|ket

bread|bas|ket
bread|bas|ket «BREHD BAS kiht, -BAHS-», noun.
1. a basket or tray for holding or carrying bread.
2. Figurative. a region that is a chief source of grain: »

... Alentejo, the rich breadbasket province of rolling wheat and cork groves (Atlantic).

3. Slang, Figurative. the stomach.
4. Slang. a large aerial bomb containing a cluster of smaller explosive or incendiary bombs.

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  • breadbasket — bread|bas|ket [ bred,bæskıt ] noun count 1. ) a container in which you serve bread 2. ) the area where most of a country s food is produced …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • breadbasket — bread•bas•ket [[t]ˈbrɛdˌbæs kɪt, ˌbɑ skɪt[/t]] n. 1) a basket for bread or rolls 2) an area that produces large amounts of grain 3) sts Slang. the stomach or abdomen • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • Breadbasket — Bread bas ket, n. The stomach. [Humorous] S. Foote. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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