dog biscuit



a hard biscuit for dogs, usually containing ground meat, bones, etc.
Military. a hard dry biscuit used as an emergency ration.

Origin of dog biscuit

First recorded in 1855–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dog biscuit

Historical Examples of dog biscuit

  • My dear fellow, I can eat anything, a crust or a dog-biscuit, I'm so hungry.

    Pushed and the Return Push

    George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)

  • Bread-and-milk or fruit or soft-boiled egg or dog-biscuit or ants'-eggs.

  • First he went to the wagon-shed, and there, because it was near the three kennels, was kept the box of dog-biscuit.

    Half-Past Seven Stories

    Robert Gordon Anderson

  • They were a species of flat gluten cake rather like a dog-biscuit, but much harder.


    George Wyman Bury

  • They're bein' fed on iron-filin's an' dog-biscuit these days, but glory's no compensation for a belly-ache.

    Soldier Stories

    Rudyard Kipling

British Dictionary definitions for dog biscuit

dog biscuit


a hard biscuit for dogs
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