a biscuit having soda and sour milk or buttermilk as leavening agents.
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Origin of soda biscuit
An Americanism dating back to 1820–30
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Historical Examples of 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
a biscuit leavened with sodium bicarbonate
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