Hard+biscuit

  • 1 hard biscuit — Cracker …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 Hard-tack — Hardtack Hard tack or Hard tack Hard tack (h[aum]rd t[a^]k ), n. 1. A name given by soldiers and sailors to a kind of unleavened hard biscuit or sea bread. Called also {pilot biscuit}, {pilot bread}, {ship biscuit} and {ship bread} [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 biscuit beetle — noun : drugstore beetle * * * biscuit beetle, a small, brown beetle which feeds on hard biscuit. It also feeds on stored provisions, tobacco, and drugs, and often infests drugstores …

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  • 5 hard|tack — «HAHRD TAK», noun. a very hard, dry biscuit, eaten especially by sailors, and sometimes by soldiers; ship biscuit; pilot biscuit; sea biscuit; sea bread. Hardtack resists spoiling …

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  • 6 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 …

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  • 7 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,… …

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  • 8 Hard Tack — may refer to:*Hard Tack (horse) *Hardtack, a kind of biscuit …

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  • 9 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; …

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  • 10 hard — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (of a substance, material, etc.) firm and solid; unyielding to pressure; not easily cut. 2 a difficult to understand or explain (a hard problem). b difficult to accomplish (a hard decision). c (foll. by to + infin.) not… …

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  • 11 Hard and soft C — A hard c vs. a soft c is a feature that occurs in many languages, including English, in which two distinct major sounds (phonemes) are represented by the Latin letter c . A hard c is pronounced as the voiceless plosive IPA| [k] (like in car );… …

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

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  • 13 hard — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 solid/stiff VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem ▪ The chairs felt hard and uncomfortable. ▪ become, go …

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  • 14 Hard Tack (horse) — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Hard Tack caption = sire = Man o War dam = Tea Biscuit damsire = Rock Sand sex = Stallion foaled = 1926 country = United States Flagicon|USA colour = Chestnut breeder = Wheatley Stable owner = Wheatley… …

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  • 15 biscuit — noun (plural biscuits; also biscuit) Etymology: Middle English bisquite, from Anglo French besquit, from (pain) besquit twice cooked bread Date: 14th century 1. a. any of various hard or crisp dry baked products: as (1) …

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  • 16 hard tack — noun archaic hard dry bread or biscuit, especially as rations for sailors or soldiers …

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  • 17 biscuit — A term associated with the firing of porcelain, and applied to the fired article before glazing. May be any stage after the fluxes have flowed enough to provide rigidity to the structure up to the stage where shrinkage is complete. Referred to as …

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  • 18 Dog biscuit — A dog biscuit (Costco Kirkland brand) A dog biscuit is a hard biscuit based dietary supplement for dogs or other canine, similar to human snack food. Dog biscuits tend to be hard and dry. Dog biscuits may be sold in a flat bone shape. Some… …

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  • 19 dog biscuit — noun a hard biscuit for dogs • Hypernyms: ↑cookie, ↑cooky, ↑biscuit * * * noun, pl ⋯ cuits [count] : a hard, dry cracker for dogs * * * ˈdog biscuit [dog biscuit dog biscuits] …

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  • 20 ship biscuit — noun very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship s staple • Syn: ↑hardtack, ↑pilot biscuit, ↑pilot bread, ↑sea biscuit • Hypernyms: ↑biscuit * * * noun also …

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