- 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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Other definitions for biscuit (2 of 2)
How to use biscuit in a sentence
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.
Simply folding flattened biscuit dough over a spoonful of applesauce didn’t quite work for me.
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