Meat biscuit
Biscuit Bis"cuit, n. [F. biscuit (cf. It. biscotto, Sp. bizcocho, Pg. biscouto), fr. L. bis twice + coctus, p. p. of coquere to cook, bake. See {Cook}, and cf. {Bisque} a kind of porcelain.] 1. A kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet, or fancy, formed into flat cakes, and bakes hard; as, ship biscuit. [1913 Webster]

According to military practice, the bread or biscuit of the Romans was twice prepared in the oven. --Gibbon. [1913 Webster]

2. A small loaf or cake of bread, raised and shortened, or made light with soda or baking powder. Usually a number are baked in the same pan, forming a sheet or card. [1913 Webster]

3. Earthen ware or porcelain which has undergone the first baking, before it is subjected to the glazing. [1913 Webster]

4. (Sculp.) A species of white, unglazed porcelain, in which vases, figures, and groups are formed in miniature. [1913 Webster]

{Meat biscuit}, an alimentary preparation consisting of matters extracted from meat by boiling, or of meat ground fine and combined with flour, so as to form biscuits. [1913 Webster]


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  • Meat biscuit — Meat Meat (m[=e]t), n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. {Mast} fruit, {Mush}.] 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Biscuit — Bis cuit, n. [F. biscuit (cf. It. biscotto, Sp. bizcocho, Pg. biscouto), fr. L. bis twice + coctus, p. p. of coquere to cook, bake. See {Cook}, and cf. {Bisque} a kind of porcelain.] 1. A kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meat — (m[=e]t), n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. {Mast} fruit, {Mush}.] 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meat earth — Meat Meat (m[=e]t), n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. {Mast} fruit, {Mush}.] 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meat fly — Meat Meat (m[=e]t), n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. {Mast} fruit, {Mush}.] 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meat offering — Meat Meat (m[=e]t), n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. {Mast} fruit, {Mush}.] 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meat — (engl., spr. mīt), Fleisch als Speise; minced m., gehacktes Fleisch; roast m., Braten; sweet m., Eingemachtes; m. pie, Fleischpastete; m. biscuit, Fleischzwieback; preserved m., Fleischkonserve …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • meat pie — noun pie made with meat or fowl enclosed in pastry or covered with pastry or biscuit dough • Hypernyms: ↑pie • Hyponyms: ↑pasty, ↑tourtiere, ↑shepherd s pie, ↑steak and kidney pie, ↑kidney pie * * * meat pie …   Useful english dictionary

  • To go to meat — Meat Meat (m[=e]t), n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. {Mast} fruit, {Mush}.] 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To sit at meat — Meat Meat (m[=e]t), n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. {Mast} fruit, {Mush}.] 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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