bread and cheese

bread and cheese
barest necessities of life

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bread and cheese — bread and cheese, simple fare …   Useful english dictionary

  • bread and cheese throwing —    An annual *Whit Sunday* scrambling custom which still takes place at St Briavels (Gloucestershire), in which bread and cheese is distributed by being thrown from the top of a high stone wall to the waiting crowd below. The ceremony once took… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • bread and cheese — Cockney Rhyming Slang Sneeze I hate allergies one good bread after another …   English dialects glossary

  • Bread and cheese — Paullinia (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • bread and cheese — Food which is not to be abhorred by any means, but which has little significance in the law beyond its use in the earlier period of English history as a morsel of execration …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Bread and salt — is a Slavic welcome greeting ceremony.Known by its local names;* * * * * * * * *Two non Slavic nations also have this tradition: Lithuanians (Baltic) and Romanians (Latin), both of them being culturally and historically close to their Slavic… …   Wikipedia

  • Ham and cheese sandwich — A grilled ham and cheese sandwich, in a cast iron frying pan The ham and cheese sandwich is a common type of sandwich. It is made by putting cheese and sliced ham between two slices of bread.[1] The bread is sometimes buttered and toasted.… …   Wikipedia

  • a little bit of bread and no cheese — interjection the song of the yellowhammer. It is delightful to hear the yellowhammers song his only song : A little bit of bread and no cheese …   Wiktionary

  • Cheese sandwich — Toasted cheese redirects here. For the website, see Toasted Cheese (online community). This article is about the sandwich. For the cheese dish often referred to as toasted cheese , see Cheese on toast. Cheese sandwich A fried cheese and ham… …   Wikipedia

  • Cheese roll — For the South American food sometimes translated as cheese rolls, see Cheese bun. For the annual English event involving rolling cheese, see Cooper s Hill Cheese Rolling and Wake. A cheese roll (occasionally known by the older name of Cheese roll …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”