Definition of cottage loaf in English:

cottage loaf


  • A loaf consisting of two round sections of bread, the smaller of which is on top of the larger.

    • ‘To ensure a good shaped cottage loaf the dough needs to be firm enough to support the weight of the top ball.’
    • ‘Free play with our plasticine was fun; we made worms, hedgehogs, cottage loaves and fairy tea sets.’
    • ‘Bread, the staff of life, comes in many different forms from flat up to the enormous cottage loaves.’
    • ‘The weathered sandstone pinnacles which adorn the ridge looked for all the world like gigantic cottage loaves piled one on the top of the other.’
    • ‘There are Chelsea buns, Eccles cakes, tea cakes, cottage loaves and bloomers.’


cottage loaf