bread-and-butter

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Used other than as an idiom: see bread, and, butter.
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bread-and-butter pudding

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'bread-and-butter':

bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.
bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luck
bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a tree
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