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[mass noun] A type of bread, originally cooked in a billy over an open fire:‘buttered billy bread’
- ‘He gave Craig and me a good recipe for 'billy bread' as he called it, basically an unleavened bread to go along with meals by the campfire.’
- ‘Freshly baked billy bread ... how do you eat yours?’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.