Dry biscuit

cracker

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Biscuit (disambiguation) — Biscuit, literally meaning twice baked, typically refers to various baked goods from different countries.Biscuit as a food may refer to:*Biscuit, in North America, a small, round, soft, moist, and cake shaped piece of quick bread *Cookie, a small …   Wikipedia

  • Biscuit — A biscuit (IPAEng|ˈbɪskɨt) is a small baked product; the exact meaning varies markedly in different parts of the world. The origin of the word biscuit is from Latin via Middle French and means cooked twice , hence biscotti in Italian (similar to… …   Wikipedia

  • dry — /draɪ / (say druy) adjective (drier, driest) 1. free from moisture; not moist; not wet. 2. not in or under the waters of the sea, rivers, etc.: the dry land. 3. having little or no rain: a dry climate; a dry season. 4. characterised by absence,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • biscuit — biscuitlike, adj. /bis kit/, n. 1. a kind of bread in small, soft cakes, raised with baking powder or soda, or sometimes with yeast. 2. Chiefly Brit. a. a dry and crisp or hard bread in thin, flat cakes, made without yeast or other raising agent; …   Universalium

  • dry — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ carefully, completely, properly, thoroughly ▪ Wait until the paint has completely dried. ▪ Always dry clothes thoroughly before you wear them again. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • biscuit — [[t]bɪ̱skɪt[/t]] biscuits 1) N COUNT A biscuit is a small flat cake that is crisp and usually sweet. [BRIT] (in AM, use cookie) 2) N COUNT A biscuit is a small round dry cake that is made with baking powder, baking soda, or yeast. [AM] 3) PHRASE …   English dictionary

  • biscuit — noun ⇨ See also ↑cookie ADJECTIVE ▪ dry, hard (both BrE) ▪ flaky (AmE) ▪ stale ▪ fresh ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • biscuit */*/ — UK [ˈbɪskɪt] / US noun Word forms biscuit : singular biscuit plural biscuits 1) [countable] British a type of small flat dry cake that is usually sweet and round. The usual American word is cookie a packet of biscuits chocolate biscuits There s… …   English dictionary

  • biscuit — bis|cuit S3 [ˈbıskıt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: bescuit, from Latin bis twice + coctus cooked ] 1.) BrE a small thin dry cake that is usually sweet and made for one person to eat American Equivalent: cookie ▪ a packet of chocolate …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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