water biscuit
noun Date: 1786 a cracker of flour and water and sometimes fat

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  • water biscuit — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms water biscuit : singular water biscuit plural water biscuits British a thin light biscuit that is often eaten with cheese …   English dictionary

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  • water biscuit — /ˈwɔtə bɪskət/ (say wawtuh biskuht) noun a thin, crisp biscuit prepared from flour and water. Also, water cracker …   Australian English dictionary

  • water biscuit — a crackerlike biscuit prepared from flour and water. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • water biscuit — noun a thin, crisp unsweetened biscuit made from flour and water …   English new terms dictionary

  • water biscuit — noun (C) a hard biscuit (1) made from flour and water …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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