• synonyms

soda biscuit



a biscuit having soda and sour milk or buttermilk as leavening agents.


9 British Terms That Flummox AmericansRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.

Nearby words

sod house, sod off, sod's law, soda, soda ash, soda biscuit, soda bread, soda cracker, soda fountain, soda jerk, soda lake

Origin of soda biscuit

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for soda biscuit

  • In a little grove of trees back of the ice-house we sat down and made our supper of bananas and soda-biscuit.

    The Believing Years|Edmund Lester Pearson

British Dictionary definitions for soda biscuit

soda biscuit


a biscuit leavened with sodium bicarbonate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012