Digital Dictionary of American English (DARE) user guide

A user guide to the new Digital Dictionary of American English (DARE) is now available here for download.

Barra Sourdough 1/2

sourdough n. (photograph “Barra sourdough 1/2” Iban, Flickr)

1 freq attrib: Fermenting dough, esp from a continuously replenished supply, used as leavening; a bread made with such dough. orig chiefly West; now widely known See Map

2 A veteran dweller in the wilds, esp a prospector for gold; an old-timer, esp a long-term resident of Alaska.[See quot 1966]

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