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Sad Bread (Latin, pavis gravis)

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Heavy bread, ill-made bread. Shakespeare calls it “distressful bread”—not the bread of distress, but the panis gravis or ill-made bread eaten by the poor.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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