browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

leavenedmore about leavened

leavened


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leaven  \Leav"en\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Leavened};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Leavening}.] 
  1.  To  make  light  by  the  action  of  leaven;  to  cause  to 
  ferment. 
 
  A  little  leaven  leaveneth  the  whole  lump.  --1  Cor. 
  v.  6. 
 
  2.  To  imbue;  to  infect;  to  vitiate. 
 
  With  these  and  the  like  deceivable  doctrines,  he 
  leavens  also  his  prayer.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leavened 
  adj  :  made  light  by  aerating,  as  with  yeast  or  baking  powder; 
  often  used  as  a  combining  form  "leavened  bread"; 
  "well-leavened";  "yeast-leavened  breads"  [ant:  {unleavened}] 




more about leavened