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break bread

To eat. We should break bread before the meal gets cold.
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break bread

Have a meal, eat. For example, It's hard to remain enemies when you've broken bread together. This term occurs in numerous places in the New Testament, where it sometimes means to share bread and other times to distribute food to others. In later usage it came to refer to the sacramental bread of Communion in Christian services. The latter survives in the spiritual hymn, "Let Us Break Bread Together." [1300s]
See also: bread, break

break bread

To eat together.
See also: bread, break
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MEAL APPEAL: Carl Dean, Ian Hunter, Daniel Stowe and Ben Robinson (front) of Break Bread.
Let Us Break Bread Together" was adapted from an African-American spiritual; "In the Garden" and "God Will Take Care of You" date from the early 20th century; and the album closer, "W.
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With Break Bread people can now order home-delivered wholesome dinners over the phone or on-line.
Unable to attend, the bishop of Juarez sent vicar general Rene Blanco Vega to celebrate the Mass and break bread with the North American neighbors.
Break Bread delivers restaurant-standard food, freshly prepared by one of Liverpool's best-known chefs, straight to your front door.
The questions to ask: Are we willing to share our Communion tables, like break bread, share bread and eat liturgically, with one another?
Case closed--not even the most patchouli-addled of pacifists want to break bread with him.
First up is a unique opportunity to break bread with French superstar David Ginola.
Newly-launched Break Bread has been set up with backing from Merseyside Special Investment Fund to bring quality food directly to kitchens and offices all over Liverpool.
The mayor and 22 of his closest associates spent $440,000 in taxpayer money to travel to Asia, break bread with tyrants and secure a deal to bring the monkeys to the L.
For in his willingness to break bread with every sort of outcast, misfit, and stranger--and in his commitment to break down all the barriers and hierarchies that separated Jew from Greek, male from female, and slave from free--Jesus offered a set of table manners that scandalized and unsettled many, but welcomed all.
THE Ten Club is what it sounds - an exclusive and limited group of folk who meet up in their finery every so often to break bread, quaff wine and reminisce over great sporting moments.
Jesus broke bread and told His disciples that if ever they needed him in the future all they had to do was to come together and break bread as they had done this night.
The luncheon is also a great opportunity to get my girlfriends and my family together to break bread.