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loaf

noun uk   /ləʊf/ us    /loʊf/ ( plural loaves)

loaf noun (BREAD)

B2 [C] bread that is shaped and baked in a single piece and can be sliced for eating: two loaves of white bread
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loaf noun (FOOD)

[C or U] a dish made of meat or vegetables cut into small pieces then pressed together and cooked in a single solid piece: meat/nut loaf

loaf

verb [I] uk   /ləʊf/ us    /loʊf/ informal
to avoid activity, especially work: Stop loafing (about/around) and get on with cleaning the windows!
Translations of “loaf”
in Korean 한 덩어리의 빵…
in Arabic رَغيف…
in French pain, miche (de pain)…
in Turkish somun ekmek…
in Italian pane a cassetta, pagnotta, filone di pane…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麵包, 一條(麵包)…
in Russian буханка, батон…
in Polish bochenek…
in Spanish pan, barra…
in Portuguese filão, pão…
in German der Laib…
in Catalan barra, pa (de motlle)…
in Japanese ローフ(焼いたパンのかたまり)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面包, 一条(面包)…
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