wastel bread


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wastel \Was"tel\, n. [OF. wastel, gastel, F. g[^a]teau, LL.
   wastellus, fr. MHG. wastel a kind of bread; cf. OHG. & AS.
   wist food.]
   A kind of white and fine bread or cake; -- called also
   wastel bread, and wastel cake. [Obs.]
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         Roasted flesh or milk and wasted bread.  --Chaucer.
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         The simnel bread and wastel cakes, which were only used
         at the tables of the highest nobility.   --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
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