By bread and salt!

By bread and salt!
Клянусь Богом! Ей-богу!

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  • Bread and salt — is a Slavic welcome greeting ceremony.Known by its local names;* * * * * * * * *Two non Slavic nations also have this tradition: Lithuanians (Baltic) and Romanians (Latin), both of them being culturally and historically close to their Slavic… …   Wikipedia

  • Bread and salt (disambiguation) — Bread and salt may refer to any of the following.*Bread and salt, an East Slavic greeting ceremony *Bread and salt (Jewish tradition), a Jewish ceremony of welcoming people in a new house or for starting a marriage… …   Wikipedia

  • Bread and circuses (disambiguation) — Bread and circuses was how the Roman satirist Juvenal characterized the imperial leadership s way of placating the masses.Bread and circuses may also refer to:* Brot und Spiele (German for Bread and Circuses ), Germany s biggest Roman festival *… …   Wikipedia

  • bread and salt — nice welcome, warm greeting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bread and butter — Bread Bread (br[e^]d), n. [AS. bre[ a]d; akin to OFries. br[=a]d, OS. br[=o]d, D. brood, G. brod, brot, Icel. brau[eth], Sw. & Dan. br[ o]d. The root is probably that of E. brew. [root]93. See {Brew}.] 1. An article of food made from flour or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • share his bread and salt — share food, dine with , share a meal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bread-and-butter pickle — an unpeeled slice of cucumber marinated in salt water and boiled with vinegar, celery seed, spices, and brown sugar. * * * …   Universalium

  • BREAD — (Heb. לֶחֶם, leḥem), a baked commodity from a cereal flour. The primary sense of leḥem is food in general (Gen. 37:25; Num. 28:2; I Kings 5:2; etc.). The Ugaritic lḥm has the same general sense and the same particular sense, while the Arabic… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SALT — Considered the most common and essential of all condiments, salt plays an essential role in Jewish life, ritual, and symbolism. It was plentiful in Ereẓ Israel, with inexhaustible quantities being found in the area of the Dead Sea. Its first… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Salt — (Sault) Salt has long been used by man for purification,protection, and preservation; in fact, the earliest record of salt being used dates back to 2255 B. C. Among the many beliefs and truths that have been attributed to it are that salted food… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Bread — (br[e^]d), n. [AS. bre[ a]d; akin to OFries. br[=a]d, OS. br[=o]d, D. brood, G. brod, brot, Icel. brau[eth], Sw. & Dan. br[ o]d. The root is probably that of E. brew. [root]93. See {Brew}.] 1. An article of food made from flour or meal by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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