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Sad Bread

(Latin, pavis gravis). 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.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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