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soda biscuit

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noun
  1. a biscuit having soda and sour milk or buttermilk as leavening agents.
  2. soda cracker.
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Origin of soda biscuit

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30
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Historical Examples

  • In a little grove of trees back of the ice-house we sat down and made our supper of bananas and soda-biscuit.

    The Believing Years

    Edmund Lester Pearson


British Dictionary definitions for soda biscuit

soda biscuit

noun
  1. a biscuit leavened with sodium bicarbonate
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