bisk

[ bisk ]
/ bɪsk /
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noun

Definition for bisk (2 of 3)

Bisk

or Biisk, Biysk

[ byeesk ]
/ byisk /

noun

a city in the S Russian Federation in Asia, near the Ob River, SE of Barnaul.

Definition for bisk (3 of 3)

bisque

1

or bisk

[ bisk ]
/ bɪsk /

noun

a thick cream soup, especially of puréed shellfish or vegetables.
ice cream made with powdered macaroons or nuts.

Origin of bisque

1
From French, dating back to 1640–50, of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for bisk (1 of 5)

bisk

/ (bɪsk) /

noun

a less common spelling of bisque 1

British Dictionary definitions for bisk (2 of 5)

Bisk

/ (Russian bijsk) /

noun

a variant spelling of Biysk

British Dictionary definitions for bisk (3 of 5)

bisque

1
/ (bɪsk) /

noun

a thick rich soup made from shellfish

Word Origin for bisque

C17: from French

British Dictionary definitions for bisk (4 of 5)

bisque

2
/ (bɪsk) /

noun

  1. a pink to yellowish tan colour
  2. (as modifier)a bisque tablecloth
ceramics another name for biscuit (def. 4)

Word Origin for bisque

C20: shortened from biscuit

British Dictionary definitions for bisk (5 of 5)

bisque

3
/ (bɪsk) /

noun

tennis golf croquet an extra point, stroke, or turn allowed to an inferior player, usually taken when desired

Word Origin for bisque

C17: from French, of obscure origin
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