soda biscuit


noun

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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Example sentences 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

noun

a biscuit leavened with sodium bicarbonate
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