loaves loaves  /ˈloʊvz/


  1. (n) a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
  2. (n) a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
  3. (v) be lazy or idle
  4. (v) be about


  1. Four loaves floated idly about.
  2. Every 100 feet, the trucks stopped and dumped identical bundles of lumber, pipes, bricks, shingles and copper tubingall as neatly packaged as loaves from a bakery.
  3. In Turkey, a wealthy American tourist, recoiling from the native bread, which was flat as a bathmat, was overjoyed at the sight of crisp, crusted, American-style loaves.


  1. Volunteers are the backbone of Loaves and Fishes

    Volunteers (l-r) Claire Hagen of Springfield, Joyce Lindemuth of Ridley Park, and Avis Beck of Prospect Park worked tirelessly in the kitchen loading and unloading food recently at the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry in Prospect Park. This year, Loaves and Fishes expects to serve more than 1300 families. The Pantry is always in need of volunteers (especially strong ones who can lift and carry), as ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Springfield Press

  2. Loaves & Fishes celebrates 30th birthday with a parade

    Loaves & Fishes, a Sacramento homeless shelter and advocacy organization, celebrated its 30th anniversary Wednesday with a parade that featured representatives from nonprofit organizations, homeless children and adults from all walks of life, and Mayor Kevin Johnson.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  3. Loaves & Fishes celebrates 30 years

    Sacramento’s Loaves and Fishes homeless charity celebrated its 30th anniversary Wednesday with a parade and celebration.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KCRA 3 Sacramento


  • "It wasn't just that we surprised people with a second showing," Huckabee said. "We did it with so few resources. I mean, this really was feeding the 5,000 with two fish and five loaves, an amazing kind of day for us." "If you can't...
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Centre Daily Times

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