- 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.
loaves definition by Webster's New World
loaves definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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: Middle English lof ; from Old English hlaf, akin to German laib, Old High German hlaib, Old Norse hleifr, Gothic hlaifs