Definition of 'biscuit'


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1. A form of unglazed earthenware.

2. woodworking An thin oval wafer of wood or other material inserted into mating slots on pieces of material to be joined to provide gluing surface and strength in shear.

3. A light brown colour.

4. nautical The "bread" formerly supplied to naval ships; made with very little water, kneaded into flat cakes and slowly baked; often infested with weevils.

5. A cookie.

6. A small bread usually made with baking soda, similar in texture to a scone, but usually not sweet.

7. A thin, often oblong, waferlike piece of wood, glued into slots to connect larger pieces of wood in a joint.

8. A small cake of shortened bread leavened with baking powder or soda.

9. A pale brown.

10. Clay that has been fired once but not glazed.

11. A thin, crisp cracker.

12. A kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet, or fancy, formed into flat cakes, and bakes hard.

13. (Sculp.) A species of white, unglazed porcelain, in which vases, figures, and groups are formed in miniature.

14. A small loaf or cake of bread, raised and shortened, or made light with soda or baking powder. Usually a number are baked in the same pan, forming a sheet or card.

15. an alimentary preparation consisting of matters extracted from meat by boiling, or of meat ground fine and combined with flour, so as to form biscuits.

16. Earthen ware or porcelain which has undergone the first baking, before it is subjected to the glazing.

17. small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda

18. A kind of hard, dry bread, consisting of flour, water or milk, and salt, and baked in thin flat cakes. The name is also extended to similar articles very variously made and flavored. See cracker.

19. A small, round, soft cake made from dough raised with yeast or soda, sometimes shortened with lard, etc.

20. In ceramics, porcelain, stoneware, or pottery after the first baking, and before the application of the glaze. Formerly bisque.


1. They have been warned they could lose their jobs if they receive gifts other than biscuits or sweets from residents.

2. Picking up three crisps and two biscuits, he slides them around the coffee table to make his point.

3. ARE cakes and biscuits all in a day's work?

4. Work snack warning Eating biscuits and cakes at work is contributing to the obesity epidemic and poor oral health, dentists have said.

5. The base is a pretty standard biscuit dough, with a little added treacle to give it that distinctive caramel flavour, and it is very straightforward to make.

6. Changes in routine leave fellas less time to prepare healthy meals, while a lack of sleep may cause an increased desire to eat biscuits, crisps and cakes.

7. Crisps and biscuits are definitely some of the best foods to have while on chemo.

8. Try having a plain biscuit and a warm drink first.

9. Chill your biscuit dough and your pastry before you bake it.

10. All the women have had to eat is a small biscuit bar and a sip of juice.

11. Did you know most sweet biscuits can also be frozen?

12. It became a challenge and thrill to steal biscuits and cakes and eat them without anyone finding out.

13. They are asked to work out how many biscuits there are if there are five jars and each jar contains four biscuits.

14. Its research found that people were likely to snack on crisps and biscuits for three days if their kitchen cupboards were full.

15. He opens it and there's just a dry biscuit inside.

16. You'll find that most muffin and biscuit recipes call for much more oil.

17. And if so, what kind of biscuits and how many?

18. The remainder was made up of sugar-free biscuits and sweets.

19. Meanwhile crisps, biscuits and other sweet things are devoured.

20. Scoop into chilled glasses and serve with sweet biscuits, if desired.

21. I have made chutney and biscuits and a cake and a ham.

22. I probably have too many ginger biscuits with my tea!

23. If you want to add a treat, plain biscuits or a slice of malt loaf are good options.

24. USE prune purée to replace fat, gram for gram in biscuit and muffin recipes.

25. AS if there wasn't enough to be upset about, now our biscuits are getting smaller.

26. Using a large round biscuit cutter, cut out circles, then make them into rings by cutting out the centre using a smaller round cutter.

27. Of course, this tip won't work if you get sidetracked in the coffee shop and dive into the muffins and biscuits on display too.

28. ‘The boiling and frying technique remained in use in the Middle Ages for making cracknels, which were small, crisp, sweet biscuits.’

29. ‘Instead of high-fat foods like chocolate, biscuits, cakes and crisps, try healthier alternatives such as fresh fruit, crusty bread or crackers.’

30. ‘The Salvation Army says it would welcome any food that would keep, such as chocolates, sweets, biscuits, mince pies and selection boxes.’

31. ‘Just over half of men and women eat chocolates, crisps or biscuits daily, though the figure is much higher for children.’

32. ‘Not only that, it's an opportunity to find decorations, tins of biscuits, liqueur chocolates etc, and all the other bits and pieces that you cannot find anywhere else.’

33. ‘It will ban sweets, chocolate, cakes and sweet biscuits from the diets of children under 4.’

34. ‘Following the event the school students retired to the community centre where they feasted on sweets, chocolates and biscuits.’

35. ‘The packaging is a little odd, but once you get in there the biscuits are crisp and delicate and the chocolate is good.’

36. ‘Tins of biscuits, Christmas cakes, and boxes of sweets are also requested.’

37. ‘Home-made jams, biscuits, cakes, sweets and marmalades are ideal presents for those with a sweet tooth.’

38. ‘My grandmother taught us to bake delicious cakes and biscuits.’

39. ‘Self-rising flour and cake and biscuit mixes have decreased the demand for baking soda as an important baking ingredient.’

40. ‘Still, a tradition is a tradition, so I'll be picking up a three-piece w / biscuit from the Turnpike rest stop Roy Rogers on my way home.’

41. ‘We all had eggs, bacon, potatoes, biscuit, and coffee.’

42. ‘Spoon 1 teaspoon of jam over ham; cover with top of biscuit.’

43. ‘The more popular American version of the dumpling is a type of biscuit, which consists of heavy dough dropped into simmering savory stews and casseroles.’

44. ‘Jon sounded very business-like and Chantal watched him as he purchased some sort of steaming biscuit, refusing his offer to buy her one as well.’

45. ‘For herself there was one biscuit with a little jam.’

46. ‘Mounds of unfinished mashed potatoes smeared around one with gravy and butter, half eaten biscuit adrift in a sea of peach cobbler.’

47. ‘Pillsbury in turn, will offer 55 cents off two cans of Hormel Chili and 40 cents off four biscuit packs.’

48. ‘We had an idea for a sandwich called the Stack, a pepper-jack breakfast biscuit that was one of our favorite boardroom meals.’

49. ‘The plate never feels right to me without a broad, sturdy biscuit to smear with grape jelly, a secret vice of mine dating from childhood.’

50. ‘I reach across the table and fork off a chunk of gravy-smothered biscuit.’

51. ‘I inquired as I slathered cream onto my biscuit.’

52. ‘Arriving there, I did what I usually did on a normal day: got a quick biscuit for breakfast and headed to my first class, namely English.’

53. ‘I got sick after a biscuit, a strip of bacon, and an egg.’

54. ‘Carissa bit into another jam-smeared buttermilk biscuit.’

55. ‘For dessert I was immediately drawn to the nectarines, which were slow-roasted with vanilla, served with creme fraiche and a puff pastry biscuit.’

56. ‘The cheese may have migrated from the centre of Marie's biscuit, but Rampling is in full control of her faculties here.’

57. ‘She says that at present, students are able to learn, experiment and practice with the preparation of clay and hand-making techniques for biscuit and glaze firing.’

58. ‘At first his slip painting on biscuit porcelain simply peeled off.’

59. ‘This biscuit porcelain example, with its marbled black surround bearing its identifying label, came from the collection of a German princely family.’

60. ‘The Sevres biscuit figures in Plate VIII, which bear the incised mark of Bachelier, show how such studies were ultimately translated into objects.’

61. ‘But, being God, he used granite instead of biscuit.’

62. ‘Colourings such as taupe, pavlova, biscuit and caraway are offset by elegant shades of caffeine, pewter, ash and, of course, coffee, charcoals and black.’

63. ‘Moss, chocolate, mink, charcoal, biscuit and olive dominated the white expanse of winter for Grachvogel, as jazz drifted from a grand piano on the catwalk.’

64. ‘Available in sizes S - 4X in black, midnight navy, smoke and biscuit.’

65. ‘Her racks hang with pretty jewelled objects in smoky lilac, pink topaz and biscuit, contrasted with intense hues of sunshine, azure, coral and violet.’

66. ‘If you don't want to go beyond white, update your color with tone-on-tone neutrals like ecru, oyster, almond or biscuit.’

67. ‘Made from vitreous china in biscuit, white, and black, the rectangular sink measures 21 by 13 inches.’

68. ‘Many carpenters have started using biscuits in the miter joints between trim pieces to lock the joint together and prevent future separation.’

69. ‘The table, made of maple and walnut, features curved legs, intricate dovetailed joints made by hand and dowels and biscuits to connect the various pieces.’

70. ‘Using thin wood wafers called biscuits can strengthen wood joints by providing more glue bonding area.’

71. ‘The biscuits were the proper size and fit the slots snug, but still, the joints would vary, apparently at random.’

72. ‘biscuits turn what would ordinarily be a weak butt joint into a very strong connection.’

73. they ate biscuits and drank tea

Other users have misspelling biscuit as:

1. biscit 3.86%

2. biskit 3.86%

3. bscot 3.86%

4. Other 88.42%

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