Mother made tea and gave them shortbread and was so a-flutter herself that she broke one of her company dishes.
I find your Christmas present (just arrived) to be a haggis and shortbread!
"Ah," she said, "I know what he wants," and took down from a shelf a plate of shortbread.
Who should it be but Uncle Clarke, with a big cake of shortbread in his arms!
Or the shortbread—now there was something like shortbread, made after a recipe learned in Brabant!
There were none for me, but one and a fine Scotch shortbread for the wounded Fife man in the bed next to mine.
These shortbread things are fussing about hither and thither across the field, and now and then an amœba comes crawling into view.
This was right; the dog paid his halfpenny, took his shortbread, and ate it with decorous satisfaction.
As a result of the "consultation," Mary Joe cut the shortbread and added a dish of preserves to the bill of fare.
The Disney exec made some noises and ate some shortbread, peered at the chalk-board menu and ordered some Thai iced tea.