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A light brown colour

biscuit colour:.

A small bread usually made with baking soda, similar in texture to a scone, but usually not sweet
The "bread" formerly supplied to naval ships; made with very little water, kneaded into flat cakes and slowly baked; often infested with weevils
A cookie
A form of unglazed earthenware
Excess metal left at the end of the injection cylinder of a cold-chamber die casting machine, formed at the end of the plunger stroke Also called a slug
{n} a kind of hard flat bread, cake
Unglazed porcelain, fired only once
any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
> 1) The body material of fired ceramics 2) Ceramic body that has been fired without glaze Some ceramics are fired entirely without glaze Some ceramics have areas of their form which are free of glaze, while other areas are glazed Such biscuit pieces/areas may be left unglazed, or they may be covered with a lower-firing glaze or enamel and fired for a second time
Excess of ladled metal remaining in the shot sleeve of a cold chamber die casting machine It is part of the cast shot and is removed from the die with the casting
A small loaf or cake of bread, raised and shortened, or made light with soda or baking powder
Earthen ware or porcelain which has undergone the first baking, before it is subjected to the glazing
Usually a number are baked in the same pan, forming a sheet or card
The puck You hear it all the time on ESPN, "He put the biscuit in the basket " John Halligan, an NHL executive who does a hockey trivia column for the league's website, says that the term probably was invented by a sportswriter in the 1940s "Certain newspapers were reluctant to overuse the word puck," he said Biscuits were often called "wafers" in the old days, too
Excess metal left at the end of the injection cylinder of a cold chamber machine
A kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet, or fancy, formed into flat cakes, and bakes hard; as, ship biscuit
Pottery that has been fired once but not glazed Also used for the unglazed white porcelain called bisque in French and adopted for statuettes, busts and decorative objects from the middle of the eighteenth century onward
{i} kind of bread; bread that comes in small flat cakes; cookie (British)
A small bread made with flour, leavening and fat In England, the term may be used to describe a cracker or cookie Recipe: Buttermilk Biscuits
A species of white, unglazed porcelain, in which vases, figures, and groups are formed in miniature
A biscuit is a small flat cake that is crisp and usually sweet
small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda
A slang term for the puck
/Bisque - an unglazed piece of earthenware, stoneware or porcelain that has been fired once
Fired but not yet glazed ware
A biscuit is a small round dry cake that is made with baking powder, baking soda, or yeast
emphasis If someone has done something very stupid, rude, or selfish, you can say that they take the biscuit or that what they have done takes the biscuit, to emphasize your surprise at their behaviour
bite the biscuit
To undertake an unpleasant task or to acknowledge an unfavorable situation or responsibility

Sometimes owners need to bite the biscuit and call in professional help in order to solve a nasty canine behavioral problem.

bite the biscuit
To die

Trained assassins shoot people in the head, and that should be a relatively painless way to bite the biscuit.

Anzac biscuit
a biscuit made from oats, coconut and golden syrup
Bourbon biscuit
An oblong chocolate-flavoured biscuit with a chocolate cream filling
Graham biscuit
Bread made of unbolted wheat flour. Common spelling: Graham cracker
Naples biscuit
A type of biscuit flavoured with rosewater

After saluting her, he led her to a couch that fronted us, where they both sat down, and the young Genoese helped her to a glass of wine, with some Naples biscuit on a salver.

digestive biscuit
A semi-sweet biscuit; dunked in tea, or crushed as the base of a cheesecake
disco biscuit
A tablet of the drug ecstasy
dog biscuit
food for dogs, compressed into a small dry shape
fly biscuit
Garibaldi biscuit; currants squashed between two thin, rectangular biscuits

At noon we had lunched off fly biscuits and apricots by the side of a swampy creek. - The Woman At The Store, from Selected Short Stories by Katherine Mansfield (first published in 1912).

have the biscuit
To be of no further use; to be near death
rich tea biscuit
A sweet biscuit whose ingredients generally include wheat flour, sugar, vegetable oil, and malt extract, often dunked into tea or coffee
ship biscuit
ship's biscuit
soda biscuit
a biscuit (cookie), having a breadlike consistency, leavened with soda and buttermilk
take the biscuit
To be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious

I've seen bad grammar, but this takes the biscuit.

take the biscuit
To be of no further use; to be near death
water biscuit
A type of biscuit or cracker which is baked using only flour and water, without shortening or other fats. In the US, often called a water cracker
air biscuit
a potent fart
air biscuit
(deyim) A slang term for stool that floats
baking-powder biscuit
leavened with baking powder
plural of biscuit
n biskuit
(upholstery term) style of upholstering where material is stitched to form square or rectangular patterns or "biscuits"; where buttons are sewn at each corner of a "biscuit", this is referred to as a "biscuit and button" design
In the UK, same as US cookies, small sweet cakes usually for dessert In the US, a type of non-yeast bread made of flour, milk, and shortening, usually served with breakfast - small, and similar to what much of the world refers to as scones
buttermilk biscuit
very tender biscuit partially leavened with buttermilk and soda
digestive biscuit
a type of plain slightly sweet biscuit that is popular in Britain
dog biscuit
A hard cracker for dogs
dog biscuit
a hard biscuit for dogs
dog biscuit
{i} hard cookie for dogs; hard biscuits given in the army
drop biscuit
biscuit made from dough with enough milk that it can be dropped from a spoon
rolled biscuit
biscuit made from dough rolled and cut
sea biscuit
very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple
sea biscuit
{i} hardtack, hard biscuit (formerly eaten by sailors)
soda biscuit
{i} biscuit made with baking soda and buttermilk
tea biscuit
Any of various plain cookies or biscuits often served with tea. Also called teacake
water biscuit
A biscuit made of flour and water. a thin biscuit that is not sweet and is often eaten with cheese
water biscuit
a thin flour-and-water biscuit usually made without shortening; often served with cheese

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    /ˈbəskət/ /ˈbɪskət/


    [ 'bis-k&t ] (noun.) 14th century. From bisket, from Old French bescuit (French: biscuit).

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