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A loaf baked in a pan or tin.
- ‘Cait is presently looking for help to cut the pan loaves and make the sandwiches.’
- ‘These confections were the stuff of dreams then, being a rarity in any ordinary household and only afforded on very special occasions. For us, the unsliced plain loaf with no wrapper and, once in a while, the softer pan loaf.’
- ‘They also turned out brown bread loaves and a biscuit loaf too, but it was that white pan loaf that took favour over all other loaves of bread.’
- ‘And don't even consider making Melba toast unless you have something better to work with than industrial pan loaf.’
- ‘Practically any bread can be used, from the simple white pan loaf to more ‘exotic’ breads like a ciabatta.’
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