- a dry and crisp or hard bread in thin, flat cakes, made without yeast or other raising agent; a cracker.
- a cookie.
Origin of biscuit1
OTHER WORDS FROM biscuitbis·cuit·like, adjective
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How to use biscuit in a sentence
Simply folding flattened biscuit dough over a spoonful of applesauce didn’t quite work for me.
Perhaps a sprinkle of granulated sugar on the pies before baking or a dusting of confectioners’ after to account for the outsize ratio of biscuit to apple filling would bring the dish more solidly into dessert territory.
They ate greens and beans and sweet potatoes, meat, biscuits, and always syrup.For Years, JaMarcus Crews Tried to Get a New Kidney, but Corporate Healthcare Stood in the Way|by Lizzie Presser|December 15, 2020|ProPublica
British exports ranging from Scotch whisky to biscuits to clotted cream have suffered from the duties.
This comprehensive set includes a 10 x 15-inch baking sheet for cookies, biscuits, and scones, a medium loaf pan, two 8-inch round cake pans, a 9 x 13-inch pan for sheet cakes, and a 12-cup muffin and cupcake pan.
Take James Carville, who, swigging Coc' Cola and playing the mad Cajun, spurred buttermilk-biscuit glamour to new heights.Let Us Now Praise Famous Rednecks and Their Unjustly Unsung Kin|Allison Glock|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Down the street, Shirley's Burnt Biscuit serves breakfast with very good (not burnt) biscuits and fried pies.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America|Condé Nast Traveler|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Drop the biscuit batter by the heaping tablespoonful onto a prepared baking sheets allowing about 1- inch between mounds.
What will he actually do all day, in between going on tours of biscuit factories?Why Prince William is Mad To Quit The Day Job For A Full-Time Life of Ribbon-Cutting|Tom Sykes|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They wake you in the middle of the night, give you tea and a biscuit, and then you start your 12-hour shift.
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
That, like the matches, had long ago been used up, and our discoverers were reduced to roasted biscuit-crumbs.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
This source of error may be eliminated by substituting a shredded whole-wheat biscuit for the roll.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
That chit of a child set down the biscuit, but she snatched up a big cake worth twice as much.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Another large piece of biscuit was administered, and by degrees the cure was affected.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for biscuit
- a pale brown or yellowish-grey colour
- (as adjective)biscuit gloves