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Definition of 'loaf'

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Cut the ciabatta loaf in half and tear one part into the soup. The Sun (2017)She doesn't have to pretend to bake loaves any more. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Working around this central cavity, cut your loaf in both directions almost all the way down to the bottom. The Sun (2016)Five loaves and two fishes. The Sun (2016)They work because they look as warm and nutty as a newly baked wholegrain loaf - chalets have big fireplaces with worryingly large fires. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The big loaves weighed about two pounds. Max Arthur Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)We just liked the big crowds and the loaves and fishes stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have to use his safety loaf. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cut off the crust from one of the loaves and slice thinly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So what will they use then when they want to buy a loaf? Times, Sunday Times (2014) Place the loaf on the baking sheet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This makes it easier to lift the baked loaf out of the tin. The Sun (2013)No longer do the middle classes loaf about in inexplicable luxury. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Surely voters could have been trusted to use their loaf? Times, Sunday Times (2016) Place a loaf in the middle of each sheet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pour into the loaf tin and bake for one hour or until a skewer comes out clean. The Sun (2014)What came out were soft, crusty loaves that were light and delicious. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As they grow, time to loaf around remains critical. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was like attempting a three-point turn on top of a crusty loaf. Hyland, Paul Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)That was my job, to get up and buy the loaves. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Find some crusty loaves, artisan hams and farmhouse butter for a great sandwich. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I then try a white loaf and that too comes out smelling delicious and looking highly edible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I make a nice white loaf and add garlic butter to it. The Sun (2012)She had cooked meat loaf. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If I go into a shop and buy a large loaf it costs more than a small one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You'll need time to loaf around villages, vineyards and pool. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When we buy a large sliced loaf, we put half in the freezer, as it makes great toast. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Synonyms of 'loaf'

idle, hang around, take it easy, lie around
fritter away, waste time, while away, kill time

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Translations for 'loaf'

British English: loaf /ləʊf/ NOUN
A loaf of bread is bread in a shape that can be cut into slices.
  • American English: loaf
  • Arabic: رَغِيْفٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pão de forma
  • Chinese: 一条面包
  • Croatian: štruca
  • Czech: bochník
  • Danish: brød
  • Dutch: brood
  • European Spanish: hogaza de pan
  • Finnish: leipä
  • French: pain
  • German: Laib
  • Greek: φραντζόλα
  • Italian: pagnotta
  • Japanese: パンのひと塊
  • Korean: 덩어리
  • Norwegian: brød
  • Polish: bochenek
  • European Portuguese: pão de forma
  • Romanian: franzelă
  • Russian: буханка
  • Spanish: barra de pan
  • Swedish: limpa
  • Thai: ก้อนขนมปัง
  • Turkish: somun ekmek
  • Ukrainian: паляниця
  • Vietnamese:

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