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soda biscuit

a biscuit having soda and sour milk or buttermilk as leavening agents.
Origin of soda biscuit
An Americanism dating back to 1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There are lots of things you can do with a soda biscuit, if you know how.

    Hepsey Burke Frank Noyes Westcott
  • This is the mixture used in making the famous "soda biscuit."

    A Handbook of Health Woods Hutchinson
  • Dakota supplied him with soda biscuit and cold bacon, and these he munched in contentment, talking meanwhile of his travels.

    The Trail to Yesterday Charles Alden Seltzer
  • He had intended to make some soda biscuit for his own supper.

    Nelly's Silver Mine Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Maw had put a red geranium on the table; there was the crispy fragrance of frying salt pork and soda biscuit in the air.

  • As a result my tongue was now so extremely sensitive that pieces of soda biscuit tasted like broken glass.

    Inca Land Hiram Bingham
  • "Here's a cracker they dropped," cried Bert, who spied a soda biscuit on the ground and brushing it off, began to eat it.

    Two Little Women Carolyn Wells
  • In less than fifteen minutes the man placed before me a cup of coffee and some soda biscuit.

    The House of Martha Frank R. Stockton
  • She gives me now a glass nearly full at bed time, with one soda biscuit.

  • I refused to eat it; if it had been beef tea with soda biscuit in it, I would have taken it myself.

British Dictionary definitions for soda biscuit

soda biscuit

a biscuit leavened with sodium bicarbonate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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