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water biscuit

noun
1.
a crackerlike biscuit prepared from flour and water.
Origin of water biscuit
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90
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  • He ate off the crescent of water biscuit he had been nibbling and, hungered, made ready to nibble the biscuit in his other hand.

    Ulysses James Joyce
British Dictionary definitions for water biscuit

water biscuit

noun
1.
a thin crisp plain biscuit, usually served with butter or cheese
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