- Loaves is defined as bread baked in oblong-shaped pieces.
The freshly baked sandwich breads at Subway are an example of loaves.
Three loaves of bread.
Plural of loaf1.
- plural form of loaf
- plural form of loave
Variant of loaf
- a portion of bread baked in one piece, commonly of oblong shape and in a size convenient for table use
- any mass of food shaped somewhat like a loaf of bread and baked: a salmon loaf
- lump ()
- Brit., Slang head or brain
Origin of loafMiddle English lof ; from Old English hlaf, akin to German laib, Old High German hlaib, Old Norse hleifr, Gothic hlaifs