- 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
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Examples from the Web for 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.Indiscretions of Archie
P. G. Wodehouse
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.Pan-Islam
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
- a hard biscuit for dogs