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Stephen's Bread

(St.). Stones. Fed with St. Stephen's bread. Stoned. In French, “Miches de St. Etienne. ” In Italian, “Pan di St. Stefano. ” Of course the allusion is to the stoning of Stephen.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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